Election 2017

Red Deer County division 2 councillor Jean Bota (Left), incumbent Red Deer County mayor Jim Wood (middle) and Red Deer County division 6 councillor Christine Moore (Right) were all gathered at the county office as election results poured in Monday night. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Many newcomers to mayoral chairs in Central Alberta

Upsets and a large number of incumbent mayors not running again led to many changes at the top

 

Tyson Clark, 11, casts his ballot as Hunting Hills High School student Sara Williams looks on at the city’s trial election at Central Middle School on Thursday morning. The event gave election workers a dry run for Monday’s municipal election and allowed Grade 6 students to get a taste of democracy in action.

Grade 6 students get lesson in democracy

About 175 students went to the ballot box at Central Middle School in trial election

 

Two more days to vote in advance

Two more days to vote in advance

Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery advance votes run 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

 

Sylvan Lake election forum on Thursday

Sylvan Lake election forum on Thursday

Fourteen candidates in running for six council spots

Sylvan Lake election forum on Thursday
Special ballots available for fall election

Special ballots available for fall election

Those not available to make it to voting station can get mail-in ballots

Special ballots available for fall election