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Writs issued for Provincial By-elections in Innisfail-Sylvan Lake and Fort McMurray-Conklin

June 14, 2018

BY-ELECTION IN INNISFAIL-SYLVAN LAKE AND FORT McMURRAY-CONKLIN EDMONTON – Alberta’s Chief Electoral Officer, Glen Resler, confirms that a Writ of Election has been issued for Innisfail-Sylvan Lake and for Fort McMurray-Conklin.  “The Returning Officer and Election Clerk have been appointed in each electoral division and both teams are ready to manage and conduct voting”, said Resler. Election Day: July 12th, 2018 Voter Eligibility: Canadian citizens who are at least 18 years of age on Election Day are eligible…

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Chief Electoral Officer Releases Calgary-Lougheed By-election Report

April 09, 2018

EDMONTON – Today the Chief Electoral Officer, Glen Resler, released his report on the Calgary-Lougheed by-election held on December 14, 2017, pursuant to 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; Details on the new equipment and procedures that were tested during the by-election; Demographic information on percentage of popular vote, number of votes by voting method, gender…

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Advance Poll Voter Turnout

December 11, 2017

EDMONTON – Elections Alberta today announced preliminary voter turnout numbers for the advance polls that commenced on Wednesday, December 6th and ended on Saturday, December 9, 2017, in Calgary‑Lougheed. An estimated 3,534 ballots were cast in total by electors during the four days of Advance Poll voting.  This compares to 2,062 ballots cast in total during four days in the same electoral division during the 2015 Provincial General Election. Thursday, December 14, 2017 is Election Day.  Voting…

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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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Final Report of the 2016/17 Electoral Boundaries Commission

October 19, 2017

The final report of the 2016/17 Electoral Boundaries Commission is available here. More information at abebc.ca. This post was updated to provide a new location for the final report. Please note that the Alberta Electoral Boundaries Commission site is no longer accessible.

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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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Interim Report of the 2016/17 Electoral Boundaries Commission

May 25, 2017

The interim report of the 2016/17 Electoral Boundaries Commission is available here. More information at abebc.ca. This post was updated to provide a new location for the interim report. Please note that the Alberta Electoral Boundaries Commission site is no longer accessible.

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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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