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2020 Saskatoon Civic Election: Official Candidate Nominations Start Today

For immediate release: September 22, 2020 - 11:00am

The official candidate nomination period starts today for individuals considering running for mayor, city councillor, or as a trustee for the Saskatoon Public School Board or the Greater Saskatoon Catholic School Board.

By appointment only, nomination forms will be received by the Returning Officer at the 2020 Saskatoon Civic Election Office as follows:

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - Tuesday, October 6, 2020
8:00 am to 5:00 pm (excludes Saturdays and Sundays)

Wednesday, October 7
8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Candidate nomination forms must be accompanied by a deposit of $100.00 in cash, cheque or money order, payable to the City of Saskatoon. Candidates for mayor and councillor are required to submit completed public disclosure forms (new for the 2020 municipal election). Candidates for both public and Catholic school trustee are required to submit a criminal record and vulnerable sector check. Nomination deposits will be returned to candidates once they have filed a statutory declaration per The Campaign Disclosure and Spending Limits Bylaw.

The Information for Candidates section of the 2020 Civic Election website, Candidate Information Guide and Campaign Quick Guide provide details candidates need to know for the 2020 Civic Election process and how to campaign during a pandemic.

Nomination forms for all offices are available at the 2020 Civic Election Office at 226 Cardinal Crescent (off Airport Drive). Nomination forms can also be downloaded from the 2020 Civic Election website. Nomination forms for school board trustee can be obtained at:

For more information visit or contact the election office at 306-657-8683 (VOTE).

The 2020 Election Office is committed to providing COVID-19 safety protocols for voters, election works, candidates and their agents at the polls and the Election Returning Office. Voting safely is our priority.

The 2020 Saskatoon Civic Election is Monday, November 9, 2020.