Municipal Election 2017

Monday, October 16, 2017

Election Information

The next Municipal Election will be held Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. Innisfail will have one polling station — the Library Learning Centre Community Room (5300 55 St. Close) — open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The office of Mayor and six councillors will be elected for a four-year term. The election of Catholic School Board trustees will also take place at the Innisfail polling station on Election Day.

FREE Handi-Van Service on Election Day

The Innisfail Handi-Van will operate trips to and from the polling station free of charge on Election Day (Oct. 16)  between 10 a.m.and 4 p.m. Trips must be booked in advance—to schedule a free pickup/drop-off, please call 403-227-3622.

Official Results

Here's a look at the official results of the 2017 Municipal Election in the Town of Innisfail:

MAYOR (x - indicates elected)

(x) Jim Romane - 1,168
Brian Spiller - 727

COUNCIL (x - indicates elected)

(x) Jean Barclay - 1,409
(x) Donnie Hill - 1,309
(x) Glen Carritt - 1,138
(x) Gavin Bates - 974
(x) Danny Rieberger - 956
(x) Doug Bos - 864
Mary Flemming - 729
Christa Lamboo - 671
Ron King - 594
Angela Sande - 564
David Toms - 278

VOTER TURNOUT

1951 (33%)


For Voters

Where and when can I vote?

The Election will be held on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. Innisfail will have one polling station — the Library Learning Centre Community Room (5300 55 St. Close) — open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Please bring a piece of personal identification that displays your name and current address. Click here for more information on voter identification requirements.

Am I eligible to vote?

You’re eligible to vote if: (1) You're at least 18 years old; (2) You're a Canadian citizen; (3) You've lived in Alberta for the six months immediately preceding Election Day; and (4) Your place of residence is located in the area on Election Day.

What if I can't make it to the polling station on Election Day?

Advance voting will take place at the polling station (Library Learning Centre Community Room, 5300 55 St. Close) on the following dates:

Friday, Oct. 6 | 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 7 | 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 14 | 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

For Candidates

How do I run for Council?

If you’ve decided to run for the office of Mayor or Council, you’ll need to submit your nomination at the Town Office on Monday, Sept. 18 (Nomination Day) between 8 a.m. and noon. But first, stop by the Town Office and pick up a Candidate Nomination Package, or download it from the link below. It’s got all the information you’ll need, as well as some required paperwork.

CANDIDATE NOMINATION PACKAGE

Where can I learn more about becoming an elected official?

Aside from the Candidate Nomination Package, which provides all the detailed information you’ll need, a guide — Running for Municipal Office in Alberta — also offers a comprehensive and easy-to-understand introduction to the process of becoming an elected official.

It’s available in print at the Town Office, or at the link below.

RUNNING FOR MUNICIPAL OFFICE IN ALBERTA

What are the rules regarding sign placement?

 

In accordance with the Town's Election Sign Policy, candidates may begin placing signs as of Friday, Sept. 1. Please view the policy here for guidelines on placement, location and other considerations.

 


For further resources and information, visit Alberta Municipal Affairs online.