Special ballots available for Red Deer Catholic by-election

By rdnewsNOW staff
March 11, 2019 - 10:45am

Area voters will soon have the chance to cast their ballot in a by-election for Red Deer Catholic Regional School Board trustee.  

The by-election will take place on Mar. 25 and fill a vacancy in the Red Deer Area Ward.

The seat became vacant following the resignation of former trustee Adriana Lagrange last October after she won the United Conservative Party (UCP) nomination for Red Deer-North for the upcoming provincial election.

City officials say electors who are unable to make it to a voting station on Election Day may still vote using a Special (mail-in) Ballot.

Requests for a Special (mail-in) Ballot must be made in advance of Election Day.

Requests can be made in writing, by telephone, fax, email, or in person at Red Deer City Hall.

Ballots must be returned in the envelope provided and received by the Returning Officer before 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Mar. 25.

To request a Special Ballot:

Telephone: 403-342-8132
Fax: 403-346-6195
Email: [email protected]
In person: City Hall, 2nd floor (4914-48 Ave)
By Mail: Returning Officer
            The City of Red Deer
            Box 5008, Red Deer, AB, T4N 3T4

To be eligible to vote in the Red Deer Catholic Regional Division #39 by-election, an elector must be at least 18 years old, a Canadian citizen, live in Alberta, and reside in the Red Deer Area Ward on Election Day.

Voters will be asked to complete a declaration stating that they are eligible to vote for a Separate School Trustee and must provide proof of authorized identification.

Boundaries of the Red Deer Catholic Regional Division #39 – Red Deer Area Ward extends into Penhold, Blackfalds, and a portion of Red Deer County areas.

For more information about this by-election, including on exact boundaries contact Returning Officer at 403-342-8132 or check online at elections.reddeer.ca.

(With files from the City of Red Deer)

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