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Posted on: September 8, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Please vote on October 16, 2017


Vote. Please. On October 16, 2017.

Citizens across Alberta will be voting in municipal elections on Monday, October 16. In the past, voter turnout for municipal elections has been low. The M.D. of Bonnyville wants to encourage voters to turnout for this year’s municipal election by offering increased voting options.

Once nominations close at noon on Monday, September 18, and official results are announced at noon on Tuesday, September 19, the M.D. will be providing Special Ballots that must be returned to the M.D. by 4 p.m. on Election Day. At this time, you can request a Special Ballot to be mailed out to you after the official candidates are announced.

An Advanced Poll will be set up from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, October 5 in the M.D. of Bonnyville Administration Office (4905-50 Avenue) for residents who can’t make it out to the polls on October 16.

On Election Day, 15 voting station locations will be established, and open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The locations will be listed on the M.D. website at, advertised in local papers and promoted on the Facebook page. Or the list is a phone call away at 780-826-3171 during office hours from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Candidate information for Reeve and Ward Councillors will be posted on the M.D. website, after noon, on September 19. An M.D. of Bonnyville newsletter will be mailed out with candidate and voting information in early October. The Bonnyville and District Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Reeve’s Forum on Thursday, September 28 at 7 p.m. in the Ardmore Community Hall.

Unofficial election results will be posted on the M.D. website and Facebook page as they become available on voting night, October 16. Official election results will be posted on the M.D. website and Facebook page by noon on Friday, October 20.

Please Vote. Monday, October 16, 2018.

M.D. Election Website
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