Cast your ballot to elect Red Deer’s next group of elected officials at the first advance poll on Saturday.
Polls open at 10 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. at the Stewart Room in the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery (4525 47A Ave.). There are also advance polls scheduled for Oct. 11, Oct. 12, Oct. 18 and Oct. 19.
The civic election is slated for Oct. 21. To be eligible to vote, residents must be 18 years old and a Canadian citizen. Electors must have resided in Alberta for the last six consecutive months (since April 21, 2013) preceding election day.
Electors must be a resident of Red Deer on election day.
In order to vote, an elector must produce one piece of authorized identification that establishes both the elector’s name and current address. An example of identification with elector’s name, address and photograph would be an Alberta Identification Card or a driver’s licence.
For a complete list of authorized identification, visit www.reddeer.ca/reddeervotes.
Residents will elect the mayor of Red Deer, eight city councillors, and trustees for the Red Deer Public School District or the Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools.
Voters will also answer the plebiscite question: Do you want the City of Red Deer divided into wards?