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Municipal Election

2017 General Election Information

ELECTION DAY!  6am - 8pm (Foothills Centennial Centre or the Okotoks Recreation Centre)

You may vote if you are:

1. At least 18 years of age

2. A Canadian citizen

3. Have resided in Alberta for the last six (6)consecutive months immediately preceding election day and your place of    residence is located in Okotoks

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
 

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 2017 Municipal Election

Candidates for Mayor

No. of Votes

Elected Official

Candidate Campaign Disclosure Statements

Robertson, Bill

3111

Elected

 

Fischer, Carrie

2526

  

Candidates for Town Council

No. of Votes

Elected Official

Candidate Campaign Disclosure Statements

Thorn, Tanya

3154

Elected

 

Sands, Ed

2787

Elected

 

Rockley, Matt

2744

Elected

 

Christophers, Florence

2234

Elected

 

Watrin, Ray

1975

Elected

 

Heemeryck, Ken

1862

Elected

 

Neal, Karen

1836

  

Proctor, Dan

1808

  

Burton, Dale

1457

  

Watkins, Nicole

1354

  

Schlosser, Laura

1269

  

Coskey, Kenneth Neal

1053

  

Hutchison, Shari

959

  
Onerheim, Daniel883  
Krsa, Jesse796  
Palmer, Trellis724  
Stieben, Glenn688  
Enman, Melody468  

 

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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