Election Day: October 18, 2021
The Town of Ponoka will be holding a municipal election on Monday, October 18, 2021 where voters will elect one Mayor and 6 Councillors.
Nomination period opens: Monday, January 4, 2021
Nomination period closes: Monday, September 20, 2021, at 12 p.m.
Nominations for Mayor or Councillors will be accepted by the Returning Officer from Monday, January 4, 2021, until 12 noon on Monday, September 20, 2021. Prosepctive candidates filing their nominations may:
- schedule an appointment with the Returning Officer
- submit their nomination papers by using the secure dropbox located inside the west doors of the Ponoka Civic Centre (5604 50 Street)
- mail or courier their nomination papers to the Town of Ponoka c/o Returning Officer, 200, 5604 50 Street, Ponoka, Alberta T4J 1G5
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, access to Town of Ponoka offices may be restricted and therefore nominations are being accepted in-person by appointment only. All Town of Ponoka offices are complying with provincial health measures, including hand sanitization, wearing of face coverings and physical distancing. All efforts will be made to ensure that candidates can file their nominations safely.
Further information on nomination requirements are available within the Nomination Information Package.