Thursday , 19 May 2022

Almost 2,000 ballots cast in Fort McMurray-Lac La Biche byelection advance vote

Preliminary voter turnout figures are now available for the advance polls that commenced on Tuesday March 8, 2022, and ended on Saturday, March 12, 2022, in the Fort McMurrayLac La Biche By-Election.

The following table provides the turnout figures for the by-election as well as the comparative numbers from the 2019 Provincial General Election.

Fort McMurray – Lac La Biche Advance Poll Turnout


2019 Provincial Election

Number of Eligible Electors
Includes those on the List of Electors and new registrations



Number of Votes Cast
Includes Advance and Special Mobile Polls



Percentage of Votes Cast
Number of Votes Cast / Number of Eligible Electors

8.2 per cent

20.9 per cent

March 15, 2022 is Election Day.  Voting locations will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Every elector is assigned a polling location based on their ordinary place of residence and electors may only vote at their assigned polling location.  To find your assigned polling location, visit www.elections.ab.ca (click on “Where Do I Vote?”).

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.