Municipal Election 2017

Unofficial Election Results 2017

Greenview’s Returning Officer has released the Unofficial Election Results. Thank you to everyone who voted and to all of the candidates, volunteers and election staff.

  • Ward 1 – Winston Delorme
  • Ward 2 – Dale Gervais
  • Ward 3 – Leslie Urness
  • Ward 4 – Shawn Acton
  • Ward 5 – Dale Smith
  • Ward 6 – Tom Burton
  • Ward 7 – Roxie Rutt
  • Ward 8 – Bill Smith

For the full details on number of votes per candidate and vote percentages, refer to the Unofficial Election Results 2017 media release.

Thanks to everyone who exercised their democratic rights and participated in Greenview Votes 2017! The total number of votes cast in Greenview’s 2017 municipal election is over double the number of votes in the last election, with candidates running in 7 out of the 8 wards and a total of 1,332 voters. In 2013, four Councillors were acclaimed and 617 votes were cast in three wards. No candidates stepped forward for Ward 7 Crooked Creek leading to a 2013 by-election which resulted in an acclamation. Official election results will be announced on October 24, 2017 when the Councillors will be sworn in and the Reeve will be elected.

Click here to view Greenview’s Electoral Map

INFORMATION FOR VOTERS:

Click here to print the voting guidelines for Greenview’s Municipal Election

WHEN IS THE VOTE?

  • Election Day is October 16, 2017. Voting Stations are open from 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • Electors who are unable to attend their regular voting station during these hours may cast their vote at the Advance Vote, October 10, 2017 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm

WHO CAN VOTE?

You can vote if:

  • You are at least 18 years of age
  • You are a Canadian citizen
  • You began living in Greenview on or before April 16, 2017
  • You live in the Ward you are voting in
  • You have not already voted in the current election
  • You present acceptable ID (authorized identification)

VOTER ID:

In accordance with Section 53(1), Local Authorities Election Act (Proof of Elector Eligibility) and Section 95(1)(a)(ii), Election Act (Declaration Procedure), in order to vote, you must produce one piece of authorized identification that establishes both your name and current residential address.

Click here to view Voter Identification Requirements

Attestation Form – Residents of Cooperatives, Enterprises, or Hutterite Colonies with no formal ID can use this form as proof of identity and residence if signed by an authorized representative.

If a candidate, a candidate’s official agent or a scrutineer believes you are not eligible to vote, the objection will be noted on the Voting Register, but you will be allowed to vote.

Voting more than once is a punishable offense under the Local Authorities Election Act. Offenders face up to six months of imprisonment, a maximum fine of $10,000, or both.

WHERE DO YOU VOTE?

On Election Day, you MUST vote at the designated voting station for your ward.

Voting Station Locations:

Ward 1: “Grande Cache”   Ward 1 Map
Eagle’s Nest Hall, 10028-99 Street, Grande Cache, AB.    Get Directions

Ward 2: “Little Smoky”   Ward 2 Map
Little Smoky Community Hall, Little Smoky, AB.      Get Directions

Ward 3: “Valleyview”    Ward 3 Map
Valleyview Memorial Hall, 4808 50 St, Valleyview, AB.     Get Directions

Ward 4: “Sunset House”   Ward 4 Map
Sunset House Community Hall,  Sunset House, AB.      Get Directions

Ward 5: “New Fish Creek” – Acclamation – No Vote

Ward 6: “Debolt”    Ward 6 Map
Debolt Community Centre, 37 Alberta Avenue, Debolt, AB.     Get Directions

Ward 7: “Crooked Creek” Ward 7 Map
Ridgevalley Arena, Ridgevalley AB.   Get Directions

Ward 8: “Grovedale” Ward 8 Map
Grovedale Community Hall, Grovedale, AB.  Get Directions

VOTING INFORMATION:

How to mark your ballot:
•   Mark your choice with an X
•   Select only ONE candidate on the ballot

What is my Elector’s Statement?
Before you vote, you must sign a statement stating you are eligible to vote.

It is an offense under Section 148(4) of the Local Authorities Election Act to make or sign a false statement, punishable by imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months, or a fine of not more than $10,000, or both a fine and imprisonment. 

CANDIDATE INFORMATION:

Greenview Candidate Information Package

Running for Municipal Office in Alberta: A Guide for Candidates

Candidate Training Flyer – Alberta’s Leaders Training – preparing candidates for the local authority elections


USEFUL LINKS:

Municipal Affairs Website – http://www.municipalaffairs.alberta.ca/mc_elections
Local Authorities Election Act – http://www.qp.alberta.ca/documents/Acts/L21.pdf
Municipal Government Act – http://www.qp.alberta.ca/documents/Acts/m26.pdf
Greenview 2017 Strategic Plan – http://mdgreenview.ab.ca/governance/2017-strategic-directions-plan/

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Tara Zeller, Returning Officer
Ph: 780-524-6092

  • Election News

    Unofficial Election Results 2017

    Greenview’s Returning Officer has released the Unofficial Election Results. Thank you to everyone who voted today and to all of the candidates, volunteers and election staff.

    • Ward 1 – Winston Delorme
    • Ward 2 – Dale Gervais
    • Ward 3 – Leslie Urness
    • Ward 4 – Shawn Acton
    • Ward 5 – Dale Smith
    • Ward 6 – Tom Burton
    • Ward 7 – Roxie Rutt
    • Ward 8 – Bill Smith

    Thanks to everyone who exercised their democratic rights and participated in Greenview Votes 2017! The total number of votes cast in Greenview’s 2017 municipal election is over double the number of votes in the last election, with candidates running in 7 out of the 8 wards and a total of 1,332 voters. In 2013, four Councillors were acclaimed and 617 votes were cast in three wards. No candidates stepped forward for Ward 7 Crooked Creek leading to a 2013 by-election which resulted in an acclamation. Official election results will be announced on October 24, 2017.

    For the full details on number of votes per candidate and vote percentages, refer to the Unofficial Election Results 2017 media release. Councillors will be sworn in and the Reeve elected at the Organizational Meeting on October 24, 2017.

    Notice of Election

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    IMPORTANT:   In order to vote, you must produce valid ID showing your name and address.  Click here for a list of acceptable ID.

    Click here to learn more about elections and voting information.

    Nomination Results for the 2017 Municipal Election

    The following nominations have been received for Candidates for the MD of Greenview Council:

    WARD 1
    1. Delorme, George
    2. Delorme, Winston

    WARD 2
    1. Gervais, Dale
    2. Hanson, Bill

    WARD 3
    1. Besinger, Frank
    2. Urness, Leslie

    WARD 4
    1. Acton, Gerald Shawn
    2. Hay, David

    WARD 5
    1. Smith, Dale

    WARD 6
    1. Bandzul, John
    2. Burton, Tom

    WARD 7
    1. Harder, Bill
    2. Rutt, Roxie
    3. Wohlgemuth, Warren

    WARD 8
    1. Day, Tammy
    2. Smith, William (Bill)
    3. Vandemark, Lesley

     

    Election details can be found on our Elections Page 

    Watch for more information on voting in the Greenview Election over the next few weeks.