Running as a candidate/candidate eligibility
You are eligible to run for council and for nomination if you are:
- at least 18 years old on election day
- a Canadian citizen
- a Saskatchewan resident for the past six months;
- not disqualified from being nominated by The Local Government Elections Act, 2015 (LGEA) or any other Act; and
- eligible to vote in the rural municipality.
Candidates require two voters to sign their nomination paper. If a candidate is running as a councillor, the nominators must be eligible to vote in the division the candidate wishes to represent. The candidate’s nomination paper must be duly completed, signed, and accompanied by the candidate’s signed acceptance. A Criminal Record Check and, effective January 1st, 2020, the Public Disclosure Statement must be completed and submitted with nomination forms.
Here is more information candidates may find helpful.