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2017 Election

2017 Municipal Election




Mayor               Tom Grant

Councillor          Paul Taylor

Councillor          Georgia-Lee DeBolt

Councillor          Lyle Magnuson

Councillor          Laura Thomas

Councillor          Michelle Roddy

Councillor          Lorna Armstrong





Election Day was Monday, October 16, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.   The Polling station was at the Town Office Council Chambers located at 321 - 2nd Street South.

Notice of Election 


Advance Poll 

Due to the extension of the nomination process for six days in order to receive the required number of nomination packages required to fill the positions, there will be no Advance Poll for the 2017 Municipal Election.


Voter Eligibility Identification Requirements 

Voter Identification is required by all voters.  Each voter must produce one piece of identification that establishes both the elector's name and current address.  For more information please click this link Voter Eligibility Identification requirements.

You must be a Canadian Citizen and have been a resident of Alberta for at least six (6) months immediately preceding Election Day.  Your place of residence must be in the Town of Vulcan on Election Day in order to vote for Councillors.

 For more information you can contact:

Returning Officer, Kim Fath
Town of Vulcan
321 - 2nd Street South
Vulcan, Alberta  T0L 2B0



General Election Information

Nomination Day - September 18, 2017 - from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the Vulcan Town Office

Advance Vote Day - TBA

Election Day - October 16, 2017

The Town of Vulcan residents will elect a Mayor and six Councillors to serve a four year term.

Are you thinking of running?

In accordance with the Local Authorities Election Act, beginning January 1, 2014, all candidates intending to run in the upcoming 2017 Municipal Election are required to register with the municipality prior to accepting campaign contributions.

If you are thinking about running as a candidate in the upcoming 2017 Municipal Election, prior to accepting campaign contributions, you must file a Notice of Intent to become a Candidate for Municipal Office and submit it to the Town Office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  The form may also be dropped off at the Vulcan Town Office at 321 - 2 Street South.

Qualifications for a Candidate

A person may be nominated as a candidate in the Town of Vulcan's Municipal Election, if on Nomination Day the person is;
- 18 years of age or older;
- A Canadian Citizen
- A resident of the Town of Vulcan for the six (6) consecutive months immediately preceding Nomination Day (a resident
  since March 18, 2017); and
- Not otherwise ineligible or disqualified.
Section 22-24 of the Local Authorities Election Act stipulate under what circumstances a candidate is NOT eligible for nomination.  It is the candidate's responsibility to ensure that they are not in violation of any condition of eligibility.

Nomination Forms

Campaign Disclosure and Financial Statement

Application for Registration of Notice of Intent to Become a Candidate for Municipal Office

Nomination Paper and Candidates Acceptance

Committee List

Running for Municipal Office in Alberta

Pecuniary Interest for Municipal Councillors

Election Related Documents

Understanding Alberta's Municipal Governments

Running for Municipal Office in Alberta: A Candidates Guide

Now That You Have Been Elected

Council Roles & Responsibilities

Facts About the Municipal Government Act

In-Camera discussions of Council

Committee Appointments Article MW

Town Committee Appointments

Pecuniary Interest for Municipal Councillors

Gendre vs Fort Macleod

A Councillors Reason for Running

Alberta Leaders Training - Preparing Candidates for the Local Elections


Additional information about the upcoming municipal election will be posted as it becomes available.  Check regularly for updates!



Town of Vulcan

We boast great health services, accommodations, recreation, attractions, schools, professional and personal services just to name a few. We invite you to explore Vulcan’s frontier, a community that offers you an experience from out of this world!

Mayor Tom Grant


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 321 – 2nd Street South

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