Official High River municipal election results now available
The final official results of the 2017 High River municipal election are below.
“Unofficial results were released immediately post-election and these results become official today at 12 p.m. as candidates were given additional time to request a re-count, if required,” says Kara Rusk, returning officer with the Town.
Craig Snodgrass has been elected to serve as Mayor for the Town of High River after receiving 2,374 votes.
The following candidates have been elected to serve as Councillors for the Town of High River:
Cathy Couey (2,859 votes)
Michael Nychyk (2,381 votes)
Bruce Masterman (2,364 votes)
Don Moore (2,312 votes)
Carol MacMillan (1,694 votes)
Jamie Kinghorn (1,501 votes)
“A total of 3,396 people voted in this election,” adds Rusk. “This includes special ballots, and votes collected from incapacitated electors and mobile voting stations.”
The new council will be sworn in at the annual organizational meeting on October 23 for a four-year term ending in October 2021.
The advance vote will be held on October 8, 2017. The voting station will be located at the below location:
Voting will take place on October 16, 2017 at the below locations:
Institutional Voting Stations:
Voting by Special Ballot is available by request and the ballot must be received by 7 p.m. the day of the election. To request a special ballot, please contact Kara Rusk, Returning Officer at 403-603-3652 or email@example.com. More information on Special Ballots can be found in the election bylaw.
This form may be completed by a representative of a university, college or school, public curator, public guardian public trustee, commercial property management company, and representatives of a correctional facility, First Nations band or reserve, homeless facility, supportive living facility or treatment centre in accordance with Bylaw 4514-2017.
As all municipalities are required to maintain a register of candidates posted for the public. Candidates must notify the Town within 48 hours of any changes to the information provided on their application so that the registry can be adjusted accordingly:
Official candidate listing for High River Mayor:
Official candidate listing for High River Councillor:
Due to changes to the Local Authorities Election Act, the nomination process will change for the upcoming election. Individuals interested in running for Mayor or Council must file an application with the Town before accepting or allocating any funds towards an election campaign.
In addition to the notice of intent application, candidates must also submit 15 signatures in support of their nomination.
Candidates can download the notice of intent application or pick one up from the High River Municipal Office located at 309B Macleod Trail S.W. between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Please visit this page frequently for all updates and information regarding the 2017 municipal election.
Candidates are asked to download and review the following documents:
How to register to become a candidate
Important Bylaws and Policies