RM of Loreburn No. 254

Municipal Elections and Term of Office

On Wednesday, November 13, 2024, municipal elections will be held for councillors representing odd-numbered divisions and the reeve.

On Wednesday, November 13, 2024, cities, towns and villages will hold a municipal election for mayor and councillors.

Councils are elected for four-year terms starting with the first meeting following the election. When required to hold a byelection, the elected member holds office for the remainder of the unexpired term of the person who they replaced.

Nomination Day

The nomination period opens at least 10 business days before nomination day. The period begins when the returning officer publishes and posts the call for nominations for a general election or byelection. Nominations may be filed anytime during regular office hours from the time the call for nominations is posted until the deadline.

Note: Public disclosure statements are required to be attached to all nomination papers.

  • Nomination day is the fifth Wednesday before election day. (Oct 09)
  • For the office of councillor, nomination papers must be signed by at least two voters of the division in which they are qualified to vote in a rural municipality.
  • For the office of reeve, nomination papers must be signed by at least two voters of the rural municipality.
  • Deadline for filing nomination papers is 4 p.m.

Candidate Eligibility

Persons eligible for nomination as a candidate in any Saskatchewan municipality must meet all the requirements listed for the municipality they wish to run in:

  • is at least 18 years old on the day of the election.
  • is not disqualified pursuant to this or any other Act.
  • is a Canadian citizen at the time that he/she submits the nomination paper.
  • has lived in Saskatchewan for at least six consecutive months immediately preceding the date on which he/she submitted the nomination paper, AND:
    • lives in Saskatchewan, AND
    • is eligible to vote in the rural municipality.

Voter Eligibility

Information about voter eligibility in a general municipal election can be found here: Voting.