Edmonton Election 2021: How to Vote and What to Expect on the Ballot – Edmonton | The Canadian News

Edmontonians will go to the polls on Monday, October 18, in the 2021 municipal elections.

You can vote in the upcoming Edmonton election if you are at least 18 years old, a Canadian citizen, and a resident of Edmonton on Election Day.

FULL COVERAGE: Edmonton Elections 2021

When can I vote?

On Election Day, October 18, polling stations are open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. M. At 8 p. M.

Early voting begins Monday, October 4 and runs through Wednesday, October 13. During early voting, the polls are open from 1 pm to 7 pm, including Thanksgiving Monday (October 11).

The number of early voting stations has doubled to 12 (one per district) to encourage Edmontons to vote early and avoid crowds and lines on October 18.

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You can find out where you the polling station is by entering your address on the Edmonton Elections website.

In accordance with the Local Authorities Election Act (LAEA), special ballots are available to voters who are unable to vote at an early voting table or on Election Day due to: disability, absence of local jurisdiction (city Edmonton) o Officer, returning alternate officer, returning alternate officer, police officer, candidate, officer officer, or teller who may be stationed on Election Day at a polling station other than the voter’s place of residence . The application form is available at edmonton.ca/specialballot.

Where can I vote?

Election day:

exist at least 14 polling stations per district on Election Day, including schools, churches, and community centers.

You can find out where your polling station is by entering your address on the Edmonton Elections website.

Early Voting Tables by District:

Nakota Isga – Westend Senior Activity Center – 9629 176 Street NW
Anirniq – Caernarvon Community League – 14830 118 Street NW
tastawiyiniwak – Evansdale Community League – 9111150 Avenue NW
Treat – Clareview Recreation Center – 3804139 Avenue NW
O-day’min – Stanley Milner Public Library – 7 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Metis – Bellevue Community League – 7308112 Avenue NW
sipiwyiniwak – Jasper Place Annex – 9200 163 Street NW
papastew – Haseldean Community League – 9630 66 Avenue NW
pihêsiwin – Terwillegar Community Recreation Center – 2051 Leger Road NW
Ipiohkoohipipi – Blue Quill Community League – 11304 25 Avenue NW
Karhiio – Mill Woods Senior and Multicultural Center – 2610 Hewes Way NW
Sspomitapi – Ridgewood Community League – 3705 Mill Woods Road East NW

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READ MORE: New Districts, New Names – What You Need to Know About Edmonton’s Upcoming Elections

Early Voting in Postsecondary Schools:

11 a. M. – 4 p. M.
Tuesday, October 5 – University of Alberta 116 Street and 85 Avenue
Wednesday, October 6 – MacEwan University – 10700 104 Avenue NW
Thursday, October 7 – Norquest College – 10215 108 Street NW

Who am I voting for?

In the 2021 municipal elections, you will select your vote for mayor, your choice for councilor in your neighborhood, a school administrator for your neighborhood (either Catholic or public), and up to three Senate candidates “who can be appointed to the Senate of Canada. to represent Alberta. “

Edmonton has 12 districts and each district is represented by a councilman who serves for a four-year term.

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Edmonton Election 2021: Candidates for Mayor and Council

In total, 11 people are running for mayor and 74 candidates running for city council.

Eight people are running to become trustees of the Edmonton Catholic School Board, six of whom have been acclaimed.

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There are 40 people who are running to become trustees of the Edmonton Public School Board.

what’s inside the ticket?

Edmonton’s 2021 election will include the municipal vote (your election for mayor, your election for councilman) and the vote of the school board, as well as Senate election and a vote by referendum.

Albertans are being asked two questions in the referendum vote on October 18, 2021. Both referendum questions allow either a “yes” or a “no” vote and are binding on the provincial government, according to the majority. of the votes cast.

Question 1: Equality

Should section 36 (2) of the Constitution Act of 1982 – the commitment of the Parliament and the Government of Canada to the principle of making compensation payments be removed from the constitution?

Question 2: Summer schedule

Do you want Alberta to adopt daylight saving time, which is daylight saving time, eliminating the need to change our clocks twice a year?

What do I need to bring?

You will need to bring a piece of accepted identification confirming your name and address, such as:

  • Alberta Driver’s License
  • Alberta Identification Card
  • Notice of Income / Property Tax Assessment
  • Insurance policy or coverage card
  • Bank / credit card statement
  • Government benefits statement

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