The next municipal general election is Monday October 16, 2017.

Nomination day is September 18, 2017.

Town of Cochrane elections are regulated by Bylaw 14/2017, the Municipal Election Bylaw, passed under the authority of the Local Authorities Election Act. 

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NEW! Candidate Registration

New for the 2017 election: if you intend to do any fundraising to finance your campaign, you must register your intent to run before gathering any funds: Form 3A - Application for Registration of Notice of Intent to Become a Candidate for Municipal Office,

Please note: the information contained within the directory is public.
Changes to any of your registration information must be reported to the Manager, Legislative Services/Returning Officer within 48 hours.

  • Once you are registered, you are permitted to start fundraising. 
  • If you intend to completely self- fund your campaign, you are not required to register. 
List of registered candidates for the 2017 election

More information:

For more information about Cochrane’s municipal election process, please contact:
Jaylene Knight
Manager, Legislative Services/Returning Officer

Stacey Loe
Senior Manager, Legislative & Government Services