Important Election Dates
There are quite a few important dates in the Edmonton municipal election, including candidate forums for mayoral nominees and for candidates running in each ward.
Nomination Day: Monday, September 18, 2017
Candidate Forums: Varying dates—check the candidate forum schedule to find out when a forum is happening in your ward
Special Ballots: Requests accepted starting Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Advance Voting: Wednesday, October 4, 2017 to Friday, October 13, 2017 from 1 to 7 p.m.
Election Day: Monday, October 16, 2017
Resources for Voters
There is a wide variety of election information available. We've listed a few of the most important links from the City of Edmonton for your use. We've also compiled and created a few resources that may help you become a more informed voter.
Election Resources from the City of Edmonton
- Election Information
- Information for Voters
- Candidate Forum Schedule
- Edmonton Ward Maps
- Step-by-Step Guide on How to Vote (available in several different languages including Arabic, Punjabi and Tagalog)
- Voter Guides (learn why voting is important, who can vote, what candidate forums are and more)
Other Election Resources
We sent out a brief, fun survey about libraries to all of the candidates running in the 2017 Edmonton municipal election.
We've published the answers sent back to us to help you get to know the nominees—check out our survey page to find out what the candidates in your ward said: