Candidate Nominations Now Closed for 2023 Provincial General Election
May 11, 2023
EDMONTON – Candidate nominations for the 2023 Provincial General Election are now closed.
“Returning Officers have just finalized their review and acceptance of nomination papers that were received before the 2 p.m. deadline,” said Glen Resler, Chief Electoral Officer. “The final candidate list is now available on the Elections Alberta website.”
The list of candidates can be viewed and downloaded by visiting https://www.elections.ab.ca/current-election-information/candidates/.
There are 14 registered political parties and 349 nominated candidates.
Electors have four options to vote in the provincial general election:
On Election Day, Monday, May 29, electors must vote at their assigned voting place. All voting locations will be open from 9:00 am – 8:00 pm.
Advance voting starts on Tuesday, May 23 and continues daily, ending on Saturday, May 27. Any eligible elector may vote at any advance voting location in Alberta.
Special Ballot Voting
Special Ballot voting is available in the returning office and by mail for electors that are unable to vote in advance or on Election Day due to:
- Physical disability,
- Absence from their electoral division,
- Being an inmate,
- Being an election officer, candidate, official agent or scrutineer,
- Living in a remote area, as defined in the Election Act, or
- Being displaced by emergency or disaster, such as fire or flood.
Residents, inpatients, or individuals receiving supports and services from treatment centres, hospitals, supportive living facilities, long-term care facilities, shelters and community support centres may vote at a mobile voting station for the facility if one has been established.
More information on voting options and where to vote is available at https://www.elections.ab.ca/current-election-information/where-do-i-vote/
Elections Alberta is an independent, non-partisan office of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta responsible for administering provincial elections, by-elections, and referenda.
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