Red Deer polls open
It’s time to cast your ballot.
Today is municipal election day in communities across the province.
In Red Deer, polls open today at 10 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.
Residents must vote at the station within their voting subdivision. There are 31 voting stations in Red Deer.
Stations are typically located in school gymnasiums, churches or community centres.
Voters must show one piece of authorized identification that establishes both the elector’s name and current address.
A full list of the voting stations and authorized identification information is available at www.reddeer.ca/reddeervotes or by calling the city’s Legislative Services Department at 403-342-8132.
In order to vote, you must be at least 18 years old, a Canadian citizen, have resided in Alberta for the past six months and be a resident of the municipality you are voting in on election day. You must bring identification that shows both your name and current address.
The Red Deer ballot will include the following offices: mayor, councillor (eight), and public school trustee (seven) or Catholic school trustee (five).
A plebiscite question in Red Deer, on the possibility of moving to a ward system for city council, is also on the ballot.