On Monday, residents across the South Peace will head to the polls to decide their new municipal representation, school board trustees, senators, and referendum votes.
Beaverlodge will elect six councillors, and the candidates are:
Terry Dueck (incumbent)
Cyndi Corbett (incumbent)
Hugh Graw (incumbent)
Gena Jones (incumbent)
Judy Kokotilo-Bekkerus (incumbent)
Cal Mosher (incumbent)
Beaverlodge residents can vote on Monday at the community centre from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Amisk Court residents will be able to vote at Amisk Court from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The County of Grande Prairie residents will be voting for a councillor in Divisions 2, 4, 5, 8, and 9:
Kurt Alan Balderston
Talbot Reeves Rycroft
Thomas Walter Tharp
Steve John Zimmerman
Robert (Bob) Glen Marshall (incumbent)
Kevin Robert Gingles
Karen Rosvold (incumbent)
Cheryl Diane Van Eerden
Pam M. Badger
Robert (Bob) Louis Chrenek
Advance voting will be available to all county residents on Oct. 16 at Evergreen Park, Sexsmith Civic Centre, and the Hythe Legion from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
On Monday, voters can head to the polls from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.:
Division 1: Bezanson Memorial Hall and Evergreen Park
Division 2: Grande Prairie Alliance Church and Sexsmith Civic Centre
Division 3: Evergreen Park
Division 4: Evergreen Park and Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum
Division 5: Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum and Beaverlodge & District Senior Citizen’s Association
Division 6: Beaverlodge & District Senior Citizen’s Association and Hinton Trail Community Hall
Division 7: Hythe Legion and Demmitt Hall
Division 8: La Glace Arena, Hythe Legion, and Sexsmith Civic Centre
Division 9: Sexsmith Civic Centre and Teepee Creek Hall
Sexsmith will elect six councillors:
Bruce Black (incumbent)
Clinton Froehlick (incumbent)
Ken Hildebrand (incumbent)
Jonathan Siggelkow (incumbent)
Isak Skjaveland (incumbent)
Dennis Stredulinsky (incumbent)
Sexsmith residents will be able to vote in advance polls on Oct. 16, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sexsmith and Area Community Centre.
On Monday, polls in Sexsmith will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Sexsmith and Area Community Centre.
Wembley will be electing six councillors:
Anna Underwood (incumbent)
Tyrel Johnson (incumbent)
Sean McCallum (incumbent)
Wembley residents will head to the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum to vote from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Who can vote:
An eligible voter is at least 18 years old, a Canadian citizen and a resident in Alberta.
If you are registered to vote at your current address, you do not have to show ID. If you need to update your registration, you must prove your ID and address, an Alberta driver’s license with the correct address.
If your ID does not have your current address, you can use two pieces of ID, and one must have your current address.
For more information on required identification and other forms of identification, please visit https://www.elections.ab.ca/voters/id-required-to-vote/.
Jesse Boily, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Town & Country News