Where and When to Vote


Municipal Election Day is Monday, October 18, 2021

Banff Park Lodge - 222 Lynx St, Banff
10 a.m. to 8 p.m.​

Advance Voting
Banff Town Hall - 110 Bear Street, Banff, AB

Saturday, October 9, 2021 - 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday, October 15, 2021 - 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Due to the pandemic, we encourage people to make use of the various advance voting opportunities to minimize long lines and to accommodate physical distancing requirements at the voting station.

Special Ballot (mail-in voting)

You may apply for a  Special Ballot, starting August 1, 2021 until 4:30 pm on October 18, 2021  if you are unable to vote at an advance vote or at the Voting Station on Election Day because: 

  • of a physical disability;
  • you are absent from the local jurisdiction (example: away from the Town of Banff or the ID 9) or
  • you are an Election Officer.
Requesting a Special Ballot

Request Special Ballot Online Here


Download one of the following forms:  Email to: municipal.clerk@banff.ca 

For Town of Banff residents - TOB  Request for Special Ballot (pdf)

For ID 9  Residents - ID9  Request for Special Ballot (pdf)

Email to: municipal.clerk@banff.ca 
Drop it off at: Town Hall  110 Bear Street 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday
Mail to: Box 1260, Banff, AB, T1L 1A1
If you require further information on Special Ballots or wish to request one over the phone, please call the Elections Office at 403-762-1209.

Note: Ballots will be mailed to voters once the printed ballots are received after the close of nominations after Monday, September 20, 2021. If you are issued a Special Ballot, it must be received by the Returning Officer no later than 8:00 pm on Monday, October 18, 2021.

Elector Assistance

If a voter is unable to vote in the usual manner or requires assistance at any time, please speak to an election worker at the voting station.

Incapacitated Elector At-Home Voting

If you are physically unable to leave your home to vote, there is opportunity vote at your residence.

Contact the Elections Office at 403.762.1209 before October 8, 2021 for more information. 

Institutional Voting

A voting station will be set up at the Mineral Springs Hospital for the purpose of taking resident's and patients votes. Contact us for more information.