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Information for Candidates

Nomination period is closed.

Nominations of candidates for mayor, councillor, public school trustee, and Catholic school trustee will be received by the Returning Officer during normal office hours until Wednesday, October 7 at 4:00 pm. 

Municipal elections and school board trustee elections occur every four years, or at any time (through a by-election) should a vacancy on City Council or on one of the school boards occur. Visit the following links for more information related to being a candidate.

Key Dates (2020)

  • Jun 1 - Campaign expense period begins
  • Sep 22 - Call for nominations: make an appointment by contacting elections@saskatoon.ca or calling 306-657-8683
  • Sep 25 - Election signs/posters can be erected
  • Oct 7 at 4:00 pm - Nomination day (Nomination period closes)
  • Oct 8 at 4:00 pm - Withdrawal day
  • Oct 30 - Advance polls begin
  • Nov 13 - Election Day
    (The general election scheduled for Monday, November 9, 2020 was postponed until Friday, November 13, 2020)

Have questions for election officials? 

Candidates can email elections@saskatoon.ca or call 306-657-8683 (VOTE).

Where is the election office located? 

The 2020 Civic Election Office is located at 226 Cardinal Crescent.
 

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