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Running for Municipal Office

Are you considering running in the Municipal Election?  Here are some links to information that you may find helpful! 

2021 Candidates Guide

The Joy of Governing

Municipal Act

Association of Yukon Communities 

Informative Videos

·  The joy of community-building: Why you should run for office       

·  One vote, many voices: Skills councillors need

·  Decisions, decisions!: What I wish I know before I was elected? 

·  Timing is everything: Time commitment of being a councillor 

·  The learning never ends: tips for getting up to speed as a councillor  

·  Knowing your role: Governance versus administration 

·  Mayors and reeves: What's their role? 

·  Media Relations: tips for engaging with media 

·  Communication is Key:  Communicating with residents and balancing priorities  

Important Dates to Keep in Mind

September 16, 2021                   Election Nomination forms available 

September 23, 2021                   Deadline for Nominations (Noon) 

October 14, 2021                         Advanced Polls open 

October 21, 2021                         Election Day 

November 18-21, 2021               Mayor & Council Orientation with Association of Yukon Communities (mandatory for all elected officials)