Town of Cochrane elections are regulated by Bylaw 08/2007, the Municipal Election Bylaw, passed under the authority of the Local Authorities Election Act. The next general municipal election is Monday October 16, 2017.
NEW! Candidate Registration
In accordance with the changes to the Local Authorities Election Act, the Town of Cochrane will be maintaining a registry of individuals that intend to be candidates for the 2017 Election and beyond.
If someone wishes to run in a Town of Cochrane election and intends to begin raising funds and receiving donations for that purpose, they must be registered with the Municipality under Section 147.21 of the Local Authorities Election Act before accepting any campaign contributions.
The future candidate must disclose his/her intent to run by providing the following information using the form below:
Full name and address.
Location(s) where records of the candidate are maintained, and where any communications may be addressed.
Names and addresses of financial institutions to be used for the purpose of depositing campaign contributions.
Names of the signing authorities for all institutions listed.
Changes to any of the information within the registry must be reported to the Manager, Legislative Services of the Town of Cochrane within 48 hours of the changes taking effect in writing by mail, fax, or electronic mail. Please be advised that the information contained within the directory is public.
As per the Local Authorities Elections Act, all candidates must comply with the Municipal Election Finance and Contribution Disclosure sections of the Act.
The following candidates were not required to file a Form 21 because their campaign was funded exclusively by their own funds and spent less than $10,000 on their election campaign:
Mary Lou Davis
The following candidates were not required to file a Form 21 because their campaign was funded exclusively by their own funds and spent less than $10,000 on their election campaign, but chose to file a Form 21:
The following candidates accepted campaign contributions from others and have filed a Form 21 and supporting documents. Their statements are provided within a pdf document: