Friday , 20 May 2022

Advance polls are now open for the by-election in Fort McMurray-Lac La Biche

Alberta’s Chief Electoral Officer, Glen Resler, confirms advance polls in Fort McMurray-Lac La Biche are now open. Advance poll locations are available from Tuesday, March 8 to Saturday, March 12, 2022. Election day is March 15, 2022.

Voter Eligibility

Canadian citizens who are at least 18 years of age on election day are eligible to vote if they are an ordinary resident of the electoral division. Electors who are uncertain if they reside in the electoral division of Fort McMurray-Lac La Biche can use the “Where Do I Vote” tool on the Elections Alberta website to determine their eligibility.

Voter Registration

To register to vote at an advance poll or on election day, electors must provide authorized identification, which contains their name and shows a residential address in the electoral division.  A list of authorized identification can be found on the Elections Alberta website (click “Voters” and then “ID Required to Vote”).

Electors who are already registered to vote at their current residential address do not need to register again.

For more information about the provincial by-election, visit www.elections.ab.ca, call 1-877-422-VOTE (8683) or visit @ElectionsAB on social media.

Elections Alberta is an independent, non-partisan office of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta responsible for administering provincial elections, by-elections, and referenda.

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.