2017 MUNICIPAL ELECTION

 

Nomination Day

Nomination Day is September 18th, 2017 between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 Noon.

Election Day

Election day is October 16th, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Advanced Voting is October 5th, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

 

Unofficial Election Results

Division 1:
Buck, Oscar                 137        Elected
Seim, Arnold Sam            58

 

Division 2:
Fraser, Garrett             16
Krawchuk, Lance             53
Wilkinson, Ted              119       Elected

 

Divsion 4:
Valleau, Phil               191       Elected
Morey, Glenn                84


Notice of Election and Requirements for Voter Identification

  Notice is herby given that an election will be held for the filling of the following offices:
Offcie(s)              Number of                      Ward or Electoral
                       Vacancies                       Division Number
------------------------------------------------------------------------
Councillor                 1                             Division 1
Councillor                 1                             Division 2
Councillor                 1                             Division 4

 

Voting will take place on the 16th day of October, 2017, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.  Voting stations will be location at:

Division 1: Repsol Community Center (300 Main Street, Chauvin, AB)

Division 2: Edgerton Agricultural Hall (4916 50 Street, Edgerton, AB)

Division 3: Wainwright Communiplex (700 2 Avenue, Wainwright, AB)


VOTER IDENTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS


Section 53 of the Local Authorities Election Act includes a requirement for a person to provide one piece of proof of identity and current residence in order to vote.
The basic proof of identity and current residence requirement set out in Section 53 can be satisfied by:
- Identification issued by a Canadian government (federal, provincial or local) which contains a photograph of the elector and their name and address; or
- Identification authorized by the Chief Electoral Officer under the Election Act to establish an elector’s name and current address.
Please visit the MD of Wainwright website at www.mdwainwright.ca for additional information or contact the MD Administration Office at (780) 842-4454.
Dated at the Town of Wainwright, in the Province of Alberta, this 29th day of September, 2017.


Mackenzie Bethune
(Returning Officer)

   

Voter Identification Requirements

Proof of identity and current residence is now required to be able to vote in municipal elections. Any of the following documents that has your name and address on it will be accepted as valid proof:

  • Photo identification issued by a Canadian government or agency, whether federal, provincial or local;
  • Bank/credit card statement or personal cheque;
  • Correspondence issued by a school, college or university;
  • Government cheque or cheque stub;
  • Income/property tax assessment notice;
  • Insurance policy or coverage card;
  • Letter from a public curator, public guardian or public trustee;
  • Pension Plan statement of benefits, contributions or participation;
  • Residential lease or mortgage statement;
  • Statement of government benefits: e.g. Employment insurance, old-age security, social assistance, disability support, or child tax benefit;
  • Utility bill: e.g. Telephone, public utilities commission, television, electricity, gas or water;
  • Vehicle ownership, registration or insurance certificate; or
  • A letter or form (attestation) confirming that the person lives at the stated address. The letter can be signed by any of the following:
    • authorized representative of a commercial property management company;
    • authorized representative of a correctional institution;
    • authorized representative of a First Nations band or reserve;
    • authorized representative of a post-secondary institution;
    • authorized representative of a facility that provides services to the homeless; or
    • authorized representative of a supportive living facility or treatment centre;

Follow this link for more Frequently Asked Questions.

Nomination Day Results

You can find the official results of the 2017 Municipal District of Wainwright No.61 Nomination Day results here.

Municipal Election

The Municipal election will be held on October 16th, 2017, advanced voting is October 5th, 2017 and Nomination Day is September 18th, 2017 between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 Noon. All information can be found on the Elections Page here.

RESOURCES

Local Authorities Election Act

Frequently Asked Questions about Municipal Elections

Alberta Municipal Affairs - Municipal Elections Information

Alberta Government - Projects, priorities and consultations

 

Candidate Registration

In accordance with the changes to the Local Authorities Election Act, the M.D. of Wainwright No .61 will be maintaining a registry of individuals that intend to be candidates in future elections on or after January 1, 2014. 

If someone wishes to run in the M.D. of Wainwright No. 61 election and intends to begin raising funds and receive donations for that purpose, they must be registered with the Municipality under Section 147.21 of the Act before accepting any campaign contributions.  This does not apply to a candidate if the candidate’s entire election campaign is funded exclusively out of the candidate’s own funds up to a maximum of $10,000.  A candidate may still register indicating they are self-funded and intend to submit nomination papers on Nomination Day.

The future candidate must disclose his/her intent to run by providing the following information using the form below: 

  • Full name and address of the candidate,
  • Addresses of the place or places where records of the candidate are maintained and of the place to which communications may be addressed,
  • Names and addresses of the financial institutions to be used for the purpose of depositing campaign contributions, and
  • Names of the signing authorities for all institutions listed.

Changes to any of the information within the registry must be reported to the M.D. of Wainwright No. 61 within 48 hours of the changes taking effect in writing, by mail, fax, or electronic mail. Please be advised that the information contained within the directory is public. 

Candidate Registry for the 2017 Municipal Election

First Last
Phil Valleau
Glen Morey
Ted Wilkinson
Bob Barss
Bruce Cummins
Ryley Andersen

 

 

Official
Municipal District of Wainwright No. 61
Nomination Day Results
September 18, 2017

Division 1
Oscar Buck - Incumbent
Arnold (Sam) Seim

Division 2
Ted Wilkinson - Incumbent
Garrett Fraser
Lance Krawchuk

Division 3
Ryley Andersen - Acclaimed

Division 4
Phil Valleau - Incumbent
Glenn Morey

Division 5
Bruce Cummins - Incumbent/Acclaimed

Division 6
Bill Lawson - Incumbent/Acclaimed

Division 7
Bob Barss - Incumbent/Acclaimed

 

Voter Identification Requirements

Proof of identity and current residence is now required to be able to vote in municipal elections. Any of the following documents that has your name and address on it will be accepted as valid proof:

  • Photo identification issued by a Canadian government or agency, whether federal, provincial or local;
  • Bank/credit card statement or personal cheque;
  • Correspondence issued by a school, college or university;
  • Government cheque or cheque stub;
  • Income/property tax assessment notice;
  • Insurance policy or coverage card;
  • Letter from a public curator, public guardian or public trustee;
  • Pension Plan statement of benefits, contributions or participation;
  • Residential lease or mortgage statement;
  • Statement of government benefits: e.g. Employment insurance, old-age security, social assistance, disability support, or child tax benefit;
  • Utility bill: e.g. Telephone, public utilities commission, television, electricity, gas or water;
  • Vehicle ownership, registration or insurance certificate; or
  • A letter or form (attestation) confirming that the person lives at the stated address. The letter can be signed by any of the following:
    • authorized representative of a commercial property management company;
    • authorized representative of a correctional institution;
    • authorized representative of a First Nations band or reserve;
    • authorized representative of a post-secondary institution;
    • authorized representative of a facility that provides services to the homeless; or
    • authorized representative of a supportive living facility or treatment centre;

Follow this link for more Frequently Asked Questions.