Saturday and Monday are the final opportunities for residents to cast their vote to choose Chestermere’s Mayor & Council for the next four years.
Here’s what you need to know about the election:
- Voters may cast their ballot on Saturday October 14 or Monday October 16.
- Voting is open each day from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
- Polls will be at the Main Hall in the Chestermere Recreation Centre (201 West Chestermere Drive).
- You must bring identification that verifies your name and Chestermere address.
To be eligible to vote, you must be over 18 years old, be a Canadian citizen, have lived in Alberta for 6 months prior to Election Day, and live in Chestermere on Election Day. All voters will be required to show identification and sign a declaration that they are eligible to vote. Voters may choose one candidate for Mayor and up to six candidates for Council.
If you would like to learn more about the candidates, short summaries of each candidate’s platform and their contact information can be found on the City’s election website.
Once the polls close on October 16, the Returning Officer will compile all the votes and post the final results on the door of the Main Hall. Results will also be shared on the City’s website, Facebook page and Twitter platforms.