You are eligible to run for council if you are:
- at least 18 years old on election day
- a Canadian citizen
- a Saskatchewan resident for the past six months
- not disqualified from being nominated by The Local Government Elections Act, 2015 (LGEA) or any other Act, and
are eligible to vote in the rural municipality
Candidates require two voters to sign their nomination papers. If a candidate is running as a councillor, the nominators must be eligible to vote in the division the candidate wishes to represent. If a candidate is running as the reeve, the nominators can be from anywhere in the municipality. The candidate's nomination paper must be duly completed, signed, and accompanied by the candidate's signed acceptance.
Effective January 1st, 2020, the Public Disclosure Statement is required with nomination forms.
See below for more information put together from the Government of Saskatchewan that candidates may find helpful, in addition to all required forms.