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A By-election was held on November 21, 2022, to fill one vacant councillor position.

Official results from the 2022 By-Election are as follows:

Candidate

Votes received

 

 

HERZOG, Ralph

34

HILLS, Denise

18

LOUCKS, Shea

63

MOESKER, Ken

122

MUNDELL, Marc

100

SHIPPELT, Dale N.

276

WASKEWITCH, Glen

30

 


Official Results    

 Notice of Advanced Vote / By-Election  

List of Candidates   (Updated Tuesday, October 25) 


WHO CAN VOTE

To be eligible to vote in the November 21 By-election, you must: 

  • Be at least 18 years old as of November 21, 2022;
  • Be a Canadian Citizen;
  • Be a resident of the Town of Rocky Mountain House on Election Day (November 21, 2022); and
  • Provide authorized voter identification.


WHEN AND WHERE TO VOTE

The voting station will be at the Rocky Regional Recreation Centre located at 5332 – 50 Street in Rocky Mountain House.

[Advanced vote] Thursday, November 17, 2022, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

[Election Day] Monday, November 21, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. 

VOTER IDENTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Come prepared! Proof of identity and current residence is required to be able to vote in municipal elections. 

Any of the following documents that has the voter’s name and address on it will be accepted as valid proof: 

  • Identification issued by a Canadian government, whether federal, provincial or local, or an agency of that government, that contains a photograph of the elector and their name and current address. 
  • Bank or credit card statement or personal cheque. 
  • Government cheque or cheque stub.
  • Income or 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 (for example, employment insurance, old-age security, social assistance, disability support or child tax benefit). 
  • Utility bill (for example, telephone, public utilities commission, television, hydro, gas or water).
  • Vehicle ownership, registration or insurance certificate. 
  • A letter or form (attestation) confirming that the person lives at the stated address will also be accepted as valid proof. The letter can be signed prior to the vote 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. 

If a voter’s identification shows a post office box number as the address instead of a residential or legal address, it can be accepted as verification of current address if it is in reasonable distance to the voting jurisdiction. The address does not have to be in the voting division or ward. 

 Click here for a PDF of Voter Identification Requirements. 


VOUCHING

Changes to the Local Authorities Election Act allow provisions for vouching. A voter who has shown valid identification may vouch for a voter who does not have identification if:

  • The person vouching signs a statement/form that they know the person and that the person resides at the address indicated on the statement; and
  • Both voters meet the eligibility requirements to vote.

A voter who has relied on vouching to validate their identity and address cannot vouch for someone else.


NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES

The Nomination Period is now closed. 

The Local Authorities Election Act (LAEA) governs elections for Alberta’s local jurisdictions, including the Town of Rocky Mountain House. All candidates should check the LAEA for complete details on the nomination process.

All candidates must provide Form 4 Nomination Paper and Candidate’s Acceptance completed in full, to the Town of Rocky Mountain House. 

The nomination period is between September 7, 2022 and October 24, 2022 at noon

Members of the public may request to inspect nomination papers by visiting the Town Office or contacting the Returning Officer





Important dates:

  • Wednesday, September 7, 2022: First day to file nomination papers.
  • Monday, October 24, 2022: Last day to file nomination papers. Deadline is 12 p.m. (noon).
  • Tuesday, October 25, 2022: 12 p.m. (noon) deadline for candidates to withdraw nominations (restrictions apply). 
  • Thursday, November 17, 2022: Advanced Voting.
  • Monday, November 21, 2022: Election Day.
  • Friday, November 25, 2022: Official Election Results.

For more information please contact the Town’s Returning Officer:

Tracy Breese

403-845-2866 ext. 288

by-election@trmh.ca




This page was updated on November 25, 2022