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Calgary-Lougheed Elections Alberta Office Now Open for the Provincial By-Election

November 20, 2017

EDMONTON – Alberta’s Chief Electoral Officer, Glen Resler, confirms that a Writ was issued to administer a by-election to be held in Calgary-Lougheed.  “The Returning Officer and Election Clerk have been appointed and are ready to manage and conduct voting in the electoral division”, said Resler.  Election Day is on December 14th, 2017. Canadian citizens who have lived in Alberta since June 14th, 2017 and are at least 18 years of age or older on…

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2016-17 Annual Report of the Chief Electoral Officer

October 25, 2017

EDMONTON – Alberta’s Chief Electoral Officer, Glen Resler, today released his 2016-17 Annual Report as required by section 4(2) of the Election Finances and Contributions Disclosure Act (EFCDA). The report contains financial reporting information from the Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta Leadership Contest, the Wildrose Party Nomination Contests, and campaign period financial statements for the 2016 Calgary-Greenway By-election. It also contains information on the annual activities of Elections Alberta relating to the registration, annual financial statements,…

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International Day of Democracy

September 13, 2017

Today, the City of Edmonton is holding a panel discussion around democracy, with the talk focusing upon two videos released by the United Nations. View the videos here: International Day of Democracy Building Effective Accountable and Inclusive Institutions to Achieve Sustainable Development   Respond to the questions below: Question 1: This year’s theme of democracy and conflict prevention focuses on the critical need to strengthen democratic institutions to promote peace and stability. A more integrated…

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Electoral Boundaries Commission

January 09, 2017

Take Part in Alberta’s Constituency Boundaries Review! Alberta’s population has increased by more than 20% in the last eight years. As a result, we need to review our provincial constituency boundaries prior to the next provincial election. Provincial law directs the Alberta Electoral Boundaries Commission to review the existing boundaries and names for the 87 electoral constituencies and report to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta by October 31, 2017. The Commission will consider the following in…

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2015-16 Annual Report of the Chief Electoral Officer

October 31, 2016

EDMONTON – Alberta’s Chief Electoral Officer, Glen Resler, today released his 2015-16 Annual Report as required by section 4(2) of the Election Finances and Contributions Disclosure Act (EFCDA). The report contains financial reporting information from the 2015 Provincial General Election and the 2015 Calgary-Foothills By-election, including campaign period financial statements, election period advertising reports and candidate registration information. It also contains information on the annual activities of Elections Alberta relating to the registration, annual financial…

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Election Readiness Toolkit

September 16, 2016

This year, Elections Alberta and Apathy is Boring have worked together to develop new educational outreach materials focused upon increasing youth knowledge and engagement in the electoral process. As part of our commitment to connect individuals with democracy, understand and work with youth diversity, and create greater participation in our society, these specific tools allow for relevant, engaging, and interesting ways for youth to learn about their electoral system and how they can participate. The toolkit…

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Chief Electoral Officer Releases 2015/16 By-elections Report

May 25, 2016

EDMONTON – Today the Chief Electoral Officer, Glen Resler, released his report on two by-elections; one held in Calgary-Foothills on September 3, 2015 and one held in Calgary-Greenway on March 22, 2016, pursuant to the provisions of section 4(6) of the Election Act. The report highlights: statistical information on key by-election activities such as candidate registration, nomination, polling activities and financial summary; demographic information on percentage of popular vote, number of votes by voting method,…

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Report of the Chief Electoral Officer on the May 5, 2015 Provincial General Election

April 11, 2016

EDMONTON – Alberta’s Chief Electoral Officer, Glen Resler, today released his report on the May 5, 2015 Provincial General Election, as required by section 4(5) of the Election Act. The report contains information on all aspects of the electoral process associated with the delivery and conduct of the 2015 Provincial General Election. Some highlights of the report include: legislative and procedural changes implemented in 2015 new initiatives introduced by Elections Alberta official results election cost…

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