The final candidate list is now available on the Elections Alberta website. (File photo)

The final candidate list is now available on the Elections Alberta website. (File photo)

Red Deer ridings each have five candidates for May 29 provincial election

14 registered political parties field candidates across Alberta

Voters in both the ridings of Red Deer-South and Red Deer-North will have five provincial election candidates to choose from this month.

Red Deer-South candidates include:

• Michelle Baer with the Alberta NDP.

• Ashley MacDonald with the Green Party of Alberta.

• Pamela Liebenberg with the Solidarity Movement of Alberta.

• Jason Stephan with the United Conservative Party (incumbent).

• Jesse Stretch with the Wildrose Loyalty Coalition.

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Red Deer-North candidates include:

• Jaelene Tweedle with the Alberta NDP.

• Heather Morigeau with the Green Party of Alberta.

• Kallie Dyck with the Solidarity Movement of Alberta.

• Vicky Bayford with the Independence Party of Alberta.

• Adriana LaGrange with the United Conservative Party (incumbent).

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The final candidate list for Alberta’s 87 ridings is available online at elections.ab.ca.

There are a total of 14 registered political parties, and 349 nominated candidates, across the province.

Voters have four options to vote in the provincial general election: on Election Day, during advance voting, by special ballot, or at mobile voting stations.

On Election Day on May 29, voters must vote at their assigned voting place. All voting locations will be open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Advance voting runs the week before Election Day, from May 23 to 27, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., but days and hours may vary. Any eligible elector may vote at any advance voting location in Alberta.

Special ballot voting is available in the returning office and by mail for voters that are unable to vote in advance or on Election Day due to:

• Physical disability.

• Absence from their electoral division.

• Being an inmate.

• Being an election officer, candidate, official agent or scrutineer.

• Living in a remote area, as defined in the Election Act.

• Being displaced by emergency or disaster, such as fire or flood.

Requests for a special ballot to be mailed out can only be made until May 22 at 6 p.m.

Mobile voting stations may also be available if one has been established for residents, inpatients, or individuals receiving supports and services from treatment centres, hospitals, supportive living facilities, long-term care facilities, shelters and community support centres.

For more information on voting options and where to vote visit www.elections.ab.ca.



szielinski@reddeeradvocate.com

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