This document is intended to help citizens explore and understand options which are available to those who want to be involved in the municipal governance process. (April 2012) (PDF 192 KB)
Municipalities, and individual members of council, are accountable to the people who elect them. (PDF 110 KB)
A candidate and two of his/her agents may be at each poll with the exception of mobile polls, for more information about polls, checkout this page.
Here you will find some information about what is involved in campaigning for an election.
Public meetings of the voters may be held to provide the public with information or to gather public input regarding a particular municipal matter or concern.
Here you will find nomination and election results forms.
Municipal election schedule and what's new information.
Seeking Nomination As A Candidate Or Becoming A Candidate
Here you will find resources for newly elected and veteran council members such as the municipal council meeting guide, manuals for deputy returning officers and returning officers, and the municipal council members handbook.
What is the process to becoming nominated in either an urban or rural municipality? You can find more information here.
This section provides information and resources for newly elected and existing municipal officials.
A petition may be a verbal or a written request to someone in authority, in this case the municipal council.
Some tips to help improve your public speaking ability. May 2010 (PDF 35 KB)
Here you can find links to resources for young voters, student voters and teachers.
A quick summary of things to avoid when conducting a public meeting, and things to do if you want your public meeting to be effective. May 2010 (PDF 38 KB)
Are you qualified or have the skills and knowledge to run for council, view this page for more information.
In 2010, rural municipal elections were held in 296 rural municipalities in Saskatchewan for odd-numbered divisions and reeves.
The online submission form to submit your municipal election results.
On this website, you will find information about School Board Elections, including candidates' qualifications and responsibilities, and designation of school taxes. (Saskatchewan School Boards Association)
Are you interested in running for municipal council but have some questions regarding the time committment, role and powers of municipal council. checkout the information on this page.
Why should you vote? Your vote in a municipal election will impact the quality of life in your community, for more information on this and who can vote see this page.
This section of the website is designed to help voters understand what the acceptable types of voter identification are and help election officials understand and communicate voter identification requirements.