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Municipal Election

2017 General Election Information

The Town of Okotoks Municipal Election is Monday, October 16, 2017.

Important Dates

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - Candidates' Forms - 7 p.m. Foothills Centennial Centre (hosted by Okotoks & District Chamber of Commerce)

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - Advance Voting Day - 9am - 1pm (Municipal Centre)

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - Advance Voting Day - 5pm - 8pm (Municipal Centre)

Saturday, October 14, 2017 - Advance Voting Day - 1pm - 5pm (Municipal Centre)

Monday, October 16, 2017 - ELECTION DAY - 6am - 8pm (Foothills Centennial Centre or the Okotoks Recreation Centre)

 

Read the Code of Conduct Bylaw and learn more about what Town Council does
 

For further information, please contact the Returning Officer:
Cathy Duplessis
Legislative & Policy Services Manager
403-995-2774
 

2017 Municipal Election Candidates

The following official nominations for the Town of Okotoks 2017 Municipal Election have been received : 

Office of Mayor:

FISCHER, Carrie

403-370-2726

www.carrieformayor.ca

 

ROBERTSON, Bill

403-938-2766

Office of Councillor:

 

BURTON, Dale

 

 

CHRISTOPHERS, Florence

403-995-0391

www.electchristophers.com

 

COSKEY, Neal

 Facebook.com/CoskeyforOkotoks

403-938-2374 or 403-701-9059

 
ENMAN, Melody
 

HEEMERYCK, Ken

403-938-4236

   twitter.com/KenHeemeryck  

  facebook.com/ReElectKenHeemeryck/

www.kenheemeryck.com

 

HUTCHISON, Shari

403-512-2218

www.sharihutchison.com

 

KRSA, Jesse

403-536-4033

www.jessekrsa.com

 

NEAL, Karen

403-710-1080

www.karenneal.ca

 

ONERHEIM, Daniel

403-938-4403

 facebook.com/Daniel-Onerheim-Running-for-Town-of-Okotoks-Council

Email: onerheim@hotmail.com

 

PALMER, Trellis

587-437-7606

 

 

PROCTOR, Daniel

403-835-3943

 fb.me/voteproctor 

 

ROCKLEY, Matt

403-995-1918

www.mattrockley.net

 

SANDS, Edward

403-540-9163

www.edwardsands.ca

 

SCHLOSSER, Laura

403-483-7900

 

STIEBEN, Glenn

403-269-1990

www.nowaterbillincrease.com 

 

THORN, Tanya

403-860-7342

www.tanyathorn.ca

 

WATKINS, Nicole

403-899-8676

 

WATRIN, Ray

403-650-9544

Email:  coachray@telus.net

 

 

Voter Identification Requirements

In order to vote, you must produce identification for inspection.  The identification must be one of the following, as required by Section 53 of the Local Authorities Election Act:

  1. one piece of photo identification with name and current address issued by a Canadian government (federal, provincial, local, or an agency thereof)  e.g.: Alberta Operator’s (Driver’s) License or government issued identification card; 
                                                                   or        
  2. one piece of identification authorized by the Chief Electoral Officer under the Election Act that establishes name and current address, as listed in the attached document.  

VOTER IDENTIFICATION 

Election Signage

Learn about guidelines relating to election signage and review the map indicating permitted locations in Okotoks.

Candidate Information

The following information package has been prepared to give residents who may be considering running for Council an understanding of the process, time commitment and responsibilities of being on Town Council.

Information Sessions will be held at the Municipal Centre in Council Chamber

  • Thursday, September 7, from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Additional Forms Candidates Require:

Form 3 - Nomination Paper and Candidate Acceptance 

* please note that a $500.00 deposit for Mayor and a $250.00 deposit for Councillor is required on Nomination Day*

Form 21 - Campaign Disclosure Statement and Financial Statement

                - Self Funded Campaign Voluntary Statement

Appointment of Scrutineer

Running for Municipal Office in Alberta - 2017

The Municipal Affairs website http://www.municipalaffairs.alberta.ca/mc_elections has many resources for residents considering running for municipal office. We encourage candidates to access this information and use the resources to learn more.

Results of the 2013 Municipal Election & Candidate Campaign Disclosure Statements

The legislation under Part 5.1 of the Local Authorities Election Act (LAEA) requires candidates to prepare and file with the municipality a disclosure statement in the prescribed form by March 1 following a general election unless they are specifically exempted under the self-funded campaign provisions.

Candidates for Mayor

No. of Votes

Elected Official

Candidate Campaign Disclosure Statements

Robertson, Bill

2653

Elected

received

Albrecht, Larry

1938

 received

Candidates for Town Council

No. of Votes

Elected Official

Candidate Campaign Disclosure Statements

Rockley, Matt

2734

Elected

received

Sands, Edward

2565

Elected

received

Thorn, Tanya

2360

Elected

received

Fischer, Carrie

2180

Elected

received

Watrin, Ray

2125

Elected

received

Heemeryck, Ken

1787

Elected

received

Watkins, Nicole

1767

 received

McCollum, Jared

1383

 received

Pelser Karch, Lynne

1328

 received

Foley, Sean Tyler

1209

 received

Clark, Geneva (Jenny)

1134

 none received

Moore, Michael Douglas

1003

 received

Lock, Stacey

537

 received
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