Municipal Elections FAQ
Municipal Elections Assistance Required
The Town of La Ronge is seeking individuals to assist with the 2020 Municipal Election, which will be held on Monday November 9th from 9:00am until 8:00pm. To be eligible to work you must be:
All election officials will be paid for their time and training will be provided. Anyone interested in assisting with the election are asked to please contact via email, Ms. Allyson Richards, Returning Officer, firstname.lastname@example.org, no later than 4:00pm on Friday September 18th, 2020.
The next municipal election will occur on November 9th 2020.
A voter must be at least 18 years of age, a Canadian citizen, lived in Saskatchewan for at least 6 months prior to the election, and must meet one of the following criteria:
- A resident of the municipality for at least 3 months prior to the election
- Owner of assessed land in the municipality for the past 3 months
You must present one piece of valid government issued photo ID that contains your name and address (such as a Driver's License) OR two pieces of ID including one that shows your name and another that shows name and address (such as a passport with a utility bill or bank statement).
For more information on accepted ID, please refer to Appendix D of the Local Government Elections Regulations 2015.
You must have another person who can vouch for you. This person must be eligible to vote who has acceptable ID. This person may only vouch for ONE other person, except for immediate family members living at the same address as the voucher.
You cannot have an election official, candidate or candidate’s agent vouch for you and if you have been vouched for, you cannot vouch for another voter.
The location for the next municipal election has not yet been determined. Check back at a later date for updates.
The polls are open between 9:00am and 8:00pm on Election Day.
The advance poll date(s) have not yet been determined. Check back at a later date for updates.
All Nomination Packages must be completed and submitted to the Town Office by 4:00pm on October 7th 2020. You must have 5 nominators, a valid criminal record check within the past thirty (30) days, and 2 witnesses for the Candidate’s Acceptance. You must also complete a Public Disclosure Statement and include a Criminal Record Check.
A candidate must be at least 18 years of age on Election Day, a Canadian citizen, a Saskatchewan resident for the past 6 months and not disqualified from being nominated by the LGEA or any other Act and is a resident within the municipality within the past 3 months.
The municipal election is for residents of the La Ronge municipality (i.e. within the Town’s boundaries) and a Voter’s Registration Declaration form must be completed. Residents of Eagle Point, Napatak, Potato Lake, etc. should contact Municipal Services at (306) 425-4320 to find out when and where you should vote as these communities are not within the Town of La Ronge’s municipal boundaries. Check the Local Government Elections Act to determine if you meet other requirements to vote in La Ronge.
Information pertaining to the Town of La Ronge Municipal Elections can be found here.