2020 Rural Municipal Election for
Reeve and Division 1, 3 & 5 Councillors
Nomination Day; October 7, 2020
Election Day; November 9, 2020
Who can be Nominated?
You are eligible for nomination as a candidate for municipal office if you are:
1. at least 18 years old on Election Day;
2. a Canadian citizen;
3. eligible to vote in the rural municipality; and
4. a resident of Saskatchewan
You require at least two voters to sign your candidate's nomination paper. If you are seeking nomination as the reeve, the nominators may be any voter in the rural municipality. Your nomination paper must be duly completed, signed, and accompanied by the candidate's signed acceptance. ** new in 2020 - Public Disclosure Statements must be submitted with Nomination Forms **
To be eligible to vote, you must:
1. be at least 18 years old;
2. be a Canadian citizen; and
3. qualify as one of the following:
a. a resident in the rural municipality for at least three consecutive months immediately preceding the day of the election;
b. the registered owner (or purchaser under a bona fide agreement for sale) of land in the rural municipality;
c. assessed with respect to land in the rural municipality under a lease, license, permit, or contract in agreement with the registered owner;
d. assessed with respect to an improvement in the rural municipality;
e. hold a permit in the rural municipality with respect to a trailer or mobile home;
f. a spouse of a person mentioned in clause (b), (c), (d), or (e); or
g. the chief executive officer of a duly incorporated co-operative, corporation or religious association that is assessed on the last revised assessment roll with respect to property in the rural municipality that is not exempt from taxation.
Reeves are elected at large by all voters, whereas councillors are elected only by voters qualifying to vote in that division. Your property tax notice contains information about the division in which you are entitled to vote.
WHERE CAN I GET MORE INFO?
Contact your local RM Office.
RM of Stanley No. 215 │ 238 Third Ave W, Melville │ 306‐728‐2818
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Government of Saskatchewan Website.