- Published: Monday, 29 August 2016
Call for Nominations
Please see attached Call for Nominations for the upcoming Municipal Election. We will receive Nomination of Candidates at our RM office, Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday until Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. local time.
Municipal Elections will be held for Councillors representing odd-numbered divisions and the Reeve.
Election Day is Wednesday, October 26, 2016 (advance Polls October 13, 2016).
The term of office for all members of council is four years.
You require at least two voters to sign your candidate's nomination paper. If you are seeking nomination as the reeve, the nominations may be any voter in the rural municipality. If you are running as a councillor, the nominators must be eligible to vote in the division you wish to represent.
Your nomination paper must be duly completed, signed, and accompanied by the candidate's signed acceptance.
Who can be Nominated?
1. at least 18 years old on Election Day;
2. a Canadian citizen;
3. eligible to vote in the rural municipality; and
4. a resident of Saskatchewan
Who can Vote?
To be eligible to vote, you must:
- be at least 18 years old;
- be a Canadian citizen; and
- qualify as one of the following:
a) a resident in the rural municipality for at least three consecutive months immediately preceding the day of the election;
b) the registered owner (or purchaser under a bona fide agreement for sale) of land in the rural municipality;
c) assessed with respect to land in the rural municipality under a lease, license, permit, or contract in agreement with the registered owner;
d) assessed with respect to an improvement in the rural municipality;
e) hold a permitin the rural municipality with respect to a trailer or mobile home;
f) a spouse of a person mentioned in clause (b), (c), (d), or (e); or
g) the chief executive officer of a duly incorporated co-operative, corporation or religous association that is assessed on the last revised assessment roll with respect to property in the rural municipality that is not exempt from taxation.