Community Affairs

Community Affairs

Community Resources

Municipal elections

Municipalities and Local Advisory Areas are responsible for carrying out their own elections as set out in the Municipal Act. General elections take place every third year in October. Community Affairs provides support including forms and an elections manual.  

Election-related forms can be picked up from the Community Affairs branch located at 308 Steele Street in Whitehorse.

General election-related bylaw samples for municipalities



2015 municipal elections

Municipal elections took place across Yukon on Thursday October 15, 2015. To view elected mayors and councils, see the Local Government Directory on the Yukon Communities page.


Why vote or run for council?