The next municipal general election will occur on October 18, 2021. The County will also be responsible for several school board elections, a senate election, and potentially other provincially mandated referendum questions.
For residents of the County interested in running for municipal office, we have prepared a Candidate Briefing Package to provide some background on the County and the process the election and nominations take.
Nominations are now open.
Click here to access the candidate package.
Click here for the Nomination Form.
Click here for the Candidate Information Form.
For comprehensive information on local elections, we encourage people to visit the website of Alberta Municipal Affairs, at https://www.alberta.ca/municipal-elections-overview.aspx.
Please view the menus below for more information on the 2021 Election:
Alberta Senate Election Act
Senate Election Proclamation
Local Jurisdiction: COUNTY OF MINBURN NO. 27, Alberta
For the purpose of electing 3 person(s) according to the Alberta Senate Election Act, whose name(s) is(are) to be submitted by the Government of Alberta to the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada as a person(s) who may be summoned to the Senate of Canada for the purpose of ﬁlling a vacancy(-ies) relating to Alberta, Public Notce is hereby given to the electors that the following are ﬁxed pursuant to the Alberta Senate Election Act:
NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES
COMMENCING immediately and continuing until 2:00 P.M. on September 20, 2021 excluding Sundays and holidays, nomination papers may be ﬁled with the Oﬃce of the Chief Electoral Oﬃcer during normal business hours at 100, 11510 Kingsway NW, Edmonton, AB T5G 2Y5, for a candidate under the Alberta Senate Election Act.
Voting will take place on October 18, 2021 between the hours of 10:00 A.M. and 8:00 P.M. unless an elected authority has passed a bylaw to open voting stations before 10:00 A.M.
ANNOUNCEMENT OF OFFICIAL RESULTS BY CHIEF ELECTORAL OFFICER
The announcement of the tabulation of the oﬃcial results will take place at the Oﬃce of the Chief Electoral Oﬃcer at 100, 11510 Kingsway NW, Edmonton, AB T5G 2Y5, on October 26, 2021 at 11:00 AM
Additional information concerning the Senate Election may be obtained from the Oﬃce of the Chief Electoral Oﬃcer, at 1-877-422-8683 (VOTE) or by email at email@example.com, or from the returning oﬃcer in the applicable voting area:
Trudy Shukalak, 4909-50 Street, Vegreville, AB T9C 1R6
Telephone: (780) 632-2082 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
ISSUED ON une 23, 2021 BY Glen Resler (Chief Electoral Officer)
A person may file a nomination to become a candidate for the 2021 municipal election which is to be held on October 18, 2021, within the period beginning January 1, 2021, ending at 12 noon on nomination day, September 20, 2021.
Nominations for the election of candidates in the County of Minburn No. 27 will be received at the County of Minburn Administration office between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday excluding statutory holidays.
Candidates must have their nomination papers filed by 12:00 noon on nomination day, September 20, 2021, four (4) weeks prior to Election Day.
The list of County of Minburn candidates who have filed their nomination papers to run in the 2021 municipal election can be viewed below. A final official list of candidates will be available after nomination day, September 20, 2021.
A person may request to examine the filed nomination papers during regular business hours and in the presence of the returning officer.
|January 1, 2021||Nomination period opens|
|September 20, 2021 at 12:00 p.m.||Nomination period closes|
|September 21, 2021 at 12:00 p.m.||Nomination withdrawal deadline|
|October 13, 2021||Advance voting day|
|October 18, 2021 from 10:00 am to 8:00 p.m.||Election day|
|October 22, 2021 at 12:00 p.m.||Official election results announced|
|November 8, 2021||Last day to apply for a Judicial recount|
|Division 6||Corey Swihun|
2017 Election Results:
2013 Election Results:
According to Section 47 of the Local Authorities Election Act, a person is eligible to vote in an election held pursuant to this Act if the person:
- is at least 18 years old;
- is a Canadian citizen;
- has resided in Alberta for the 6 consecutive months immediately preceding election day and the person's place of residence is located in the area on election day.
Click the link for more information: Voter ID Requirements
Advance Vote Voting Stations:
|1, 2, and 3||Mannville Recreation Centre|
|2, 3, 4, and 5||Innisfree Seniors Centre|
|4, 5, 6, and 7||Vegreville Elks Hall|
Election Day Voting Stations (if required):
|1||Mannville Recreation Centre|
Minburn Seniors Centre
|2||Innisfree Seniors Centre|
Minburn Seniors Centre
|3||Mannville Recreation Centre|
Chailey Community Centre
|4||Lavoy Community Hall|
Buchach Community Centre
Vegreville Elks Hall
|5||Lavoy Community Hall|
Ranfurly Recreation Hall
|6||Vegreville Elks Hall|
Imperial Community Hall
|7||Vegreville Elks Hall|
Warwick Community Hall
A permit is not required for posting election signs along County roads as long as the sign does not exceed 32.0 ft2 and is removed within 15 days following the election.
Guidelines for election signs on Provincial Highways can be found here: https://www.alberta.ca/election-signs.aspx