Senate Election and Referendum Vote
Information for Voters
Find out if you are eligible to vote for the senate election and referendum vote.
As the senate and referendum votes are being held with local elections, look up your local jurisdiction to find specific voting information for your area.
There will be two questions asked of Albertans this fall, one on equalization and another on daylight saving time. Learn more about these topics here.
Learn who has been nominated and will appear on the ballot, as well as who is registered to raise and spend money for their campaign.
Do you have questions or wish to speak to the returning officer for your area? - You can look up their contact information here.
Learn about the count process and how results will be released after election. Results for both the senate election and referendum vote will be available here.
Information for Political Participants
Learn if you are eligible to run as a senate candidate and the steps to follow to get your name on the ballot.
Find out about becoming a third-party advertiser for the senate election or referendum vote, and access all related forms, guides, and resources.
Review the contributions made to senate and referendum third party advertisers, as reported weekly.
If you want to sponsor a political advertisement, click here to learn the requirements you must meet and what qualifies as an advertisement.
Find out more about the specific limits that apply to the senate and referendum vote regarding expenses, goods, and services.
Learn about political contributions, including who can donate, contribution limits, and eligibility for tax credits.
Information for Municipalities
Learn how to conduct the senate election and referendum vote in conjunction with a local authorities election.
Access, download, and print forms, posters, and voting instructions for the senate and referendum votes.
Access the learning modules and all related resources from the senate and referendum information sessions here.
Information for the Media
The media plays an important role in distributing information to electors about elections. View all media-related information here.
Access information about our advertising campaign and links to our videos.
October 18, 2021
Announcement of Official Results
October 26, 2021
Q3 Contribution Reporting Deadline
October 15, 2021 (Publication November 1, 2021)
Reports & Publications
Bulletins and Guidelines
- No. 1 Advertising by Government Departments and Provincial Corporations during Election and By-Election Periods
- No. 2 Campaigning Outside of a Campaign Period
- No. 3 Party Mergers
- No. 4 Recording Expenses that Span Campaign and Election Periods
- Guidelines for Access to and Disclosure of Alberta’s List of Electors
- Guidelines for Election Surveys
- Guidelines for Election and Political Advertising