Albertans vote for their school board trustees as part of the municipal general elections. A general election takes place every four years.
If you are a new candidate, congratulations on making the leap into electoral politics. If you are running for re-election or you have run before, congratulations on seeking community representation once again. You are taking the first step in an important democratic process. Our school boards are important decision-making bodies, and your desire to take part in this process is crucial for their democratic function.
Nominations for the general election will be open between January 1, 2021 and September 20, 2021.
Click this link to find a list of resources and support to assist you on this exciting journey.
Learn more about eligibility to run in the school board election.
Learn more about the role and responsibilities of a school board trustee.
Nomination Day, election forums and other important dates are outlined.
Find the answers to commonly asked candidate election questions.
Find out information about submitting your nominations.
Find out about upcoming forums for candidates.
DISCLAIMER: It is the candidate’s responsibility to read and understand the legislation, or to seek appropriate legal or accounting advice from professionals as required. The candidate is responsible for ensuring that their campaign complies with all provincial laws.