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Chief Electoral Officer Releases 2017-18 Annual Report

November 19, 2018

EDMONTON – Today the Chief Electoral Officer, Glen Resler, released his 2017-2018 annual report, pursuant to section 4(2) of the Election Finances and Contributions Disclosure Act and section 4(7) of the Election Act. The report highlights: Information on the registration and deregistration of political parties and constituency associations; Overview of nomination contests, by-elections and leadership contests that occurred in the 2017-2018 year; Information on financial reports, statements and returns filed by registered political entities; A…

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Alberta’s Provincial Enumeration

August 22, 2018

EDMONTON – Alberta’s Provincial Enumeration is underway, with just 2 weeks left for Albertan’s to register to vote by confirming or providing their information to Elections Alberta before door-to-door visits commence on September 8, 2018. Information is being collected on all electors, who are residents of Alberta that are 18 years of age or older and Canadian citizens, to ensure that they are on the list of electors that will be used for the 2019…

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Official Results Are Now Available For The Provincial By-Elections In Innisfail-Sylvan Lake And Fort McMurray-Conklin

July 23, 2018

EDMONTON – Elections Alberta today announced the official results for the provincial by-elections in Innisfail-Sylvan Lake and Fort McMurray-Conklin that took place on Thursday, July 12, 2018. The official results are available on the Elections Alberta website: https://www.elections.ab.ca/election-results/. The results include information on the number of ballots cast, number of electors on the List of Electors following the event, as well as poll-by-poll results for each candidate. The successful candidate in Innisfail-Sylvan Lake was Devin…

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Polls Are Now Open For The Provincial By-Election In Innisfail-Sylvan Lake And Fort McMurray-Conklin

July 12, 2018

EDMONTON – Alberta’s Chief Electoral Officer, Glen Resler, confirms that the polls in Innisfail-Sylvan Lake and Fort McMurray-Conklin are now open. Election Day poll locations are open today, July 12, 2018, in both electoral divisions between the hours of 9:00 am and 8:00 pm. Canadian citizens who reside in Alberta and are at least 18 years of age or older on Election Day are eligible to vote if they are resident in the electoral division….

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Advance Poll Voter Turnout

July 09, 2018

EDMONTON – Elections Alberta today announced preliminary voter turnout numbers for the advance polls that commenced on Tuesday, July 3rd and ended on Saturday, July 7, 2018 in Innisfail-Sylvan Lake and Fort McMurray‑Conklin. The following chart provides a comparison of the estimated total of ballots cast in each electoral division, as compared to the advance poll turnout for the 2015 General Election.  There is now an additional day of advance poll voting, as compared to the…

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Office of the Election Commissioner

July 03, 2018

Effective July 1, 2018; the Office of the Election Commissioner has been established. The Election Commissioner’s Office is responsible for fully investigating complaints, levying administrative penalties, issuing letters of reprimand, entering into compliance agreements, and recommending prosecutions. The role of the office is to ensure compliance with, and enforcement of, regulated entities under the Election Act and Election Finances and Contributions Disclosure Act. To submit a complaint or to make an allegation of a breach,…

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Advance Polls Open for the Provincial By-Elections in Innisfail-Sylvan Lake and Fort McMurray-Conklin

July 03, 2018

EDMONTON – Alberta’s Chief Electoral Officer, Glen Resler, confirms that advance polls in Innisfail-Sylvan Lake and Fort McMurray-Conklin are now open. Advance poll locations are available in both electoral divisions from Tuesday, July 3 to Saturday, July 7 between the hours of 9:00 am and 8:00 pm. Election Day is Thursday, July 12, 2018. Advance Poll Locations Innisfail-Sylvan Lake has three advance poll locations that are open all five days. Delburne & District Drop in…

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

June 14, 2018

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 to vote, if they are an ordinary…

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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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