Wednesday , 19 January 2022

Lac La Biche general election will be held on October 18

The next general election in Lac La Biche will be held on Monday, October 18, 2021, when voters will elect County Council.

Those elected in 2021 will serve a four-year term. Lac La Biche County will facilitate the Senate Election vote by issuing the senate election ballot to electors of Lac La Biche County, Beaver Lake Cree Nation and Heart Lake First Nation.

County Council consists of nine members, including a Mayor elected-at-large and eight ward Councillors who represent seven wards.  The Hamlet of Lac La Biche is represented by two Councillors. Order in Council 259/2017 establishes the ward boundaries for the County. Please click here to visit the “For Voters” section to view the ward boundaries and maps.

The Local Authorities Election Act governs municipal elections.  This Act sets out rules and regulations for candidates, electors, donors and election administrators.  The Local Authorities Election Act (LAEA) is available from the Alberta Queen’s Printer.

In addition to the Local Authorities Election Act, Lac La Biche County’s Election Bylaw sets out specific provisions for certain aspects of the election process.  Click here to view the Election Bylaw 20-037, and the amending Election Bylaw 21-017.  Please click here to view the Election Sign Bylaw 21-025.

Key 2021 Election Dates

Advance Voting                             October 9, 2021: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Plamondon & Lac La Biche
Advance Voting                             October 13, 2021: 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Lac La Biche
Advance Voting                             October 15, 2021: 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Lac La Biche
Election Day                                  October 18, 2021

Information for voters will become available as Election Day approaches. You may reach County election staff by emailing [email protected]

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About Arthur C. Green

Arthur C. Green is an award winning journalist and is from Whitbourne Newfoundland. Green graduated from the CNA Journalism Program. Arthur also studied Business Marketing and Political Science at Memorial University in Essex England and St. John's Newfoundland. Green has worked for such organizations as CBC, CBC Radio, NTV, Saltwire, Great West Media, CKLB Radio, River Radio, Vista Radio, and Postmedia. He also loves Jiggs Dinner and can fillet a Codfish.