Who is Eligible to Vote?

Local Authorities Election Act, Section 47

A person is eligible to vote in an election held pursuant to this Act if the person:

  • is at least 18 years old;
  • is a Canadian citizen; and
  • resides in Alberta and the person’s place of residence is located in the local jurisdiction on Election Day.

 Note:  An elector is eligible to vote only at the voting station for the voting subdivision in which the elector's place of residence is located on election day (exceptions:  where a voting station is located at a work site; advance vote; incapacitated elector voting at home; institutional vote, and those election officials who have been provided a certificate).

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1. Who is Eligible to Vote?
2. Voter Identification
3. Rules of Residence
4. Advance Vote
5. Interpreter and/or Elector who is unable to vote in the usual manner
6. Important Principles of Voting