Sturgeon County - Senate Election and Referendum Vote
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Senate Election and Referendum Vote

Sturgeon County and the Alberta Senate Election and Referendum Vote

The Province of Alberta is holding the Alberta Senate Election and Referendum Vote in conjunction with the 2021 Municipal Elections.

Alberta municipalities, including Sturgeon County, are assisting the Province by providing the senate election and referendum vote ballots to electors on Election Day and during advance voting and special ballot voting opportunities.

Senate Election

An election will be held for the election of a Senate nominee for the purposes of the Alberta Senate Election Act. View the list of candidates on the ballot.

Referendum Vote

A vote of the electors will be held on the following referendum question(s) under the Referendum Act: 

  1. Should section 36(2) of the Constitution Act, 1982 - Parliament and the government of Canada's commitment to the principle of making equalization payments - be removed from the constitution? Read more about this question.
  2. Do you want Alberta to adopt year-round Daylight Saving Time, which is summer hours, eliminating the need to change our clocks twice a year? Read more about this question.

As the Alberta Senate Election and Referendum Vote are provincial matters, Sturgeon County is unable to answer any questions and ask that you visit the Elections Alberta website for information.

First Nations, Métis Settlements, and the Alberta Senate Election and Referendum Vote

Alberta municipalities, including Sturgeon County, will be providing opportunities for people from First Nations and Métis Settlements to cast ballots for the Alberta Senate Election and Referendum Vote. 

Voting will take place on October 18, 2021, between 10 am and 8 pm. Voting stations will be located at Rivière Qui Barre Arena 26500 AB-44 #145A Sturgeon County, AB T8R 0J3. 

Authorized Identification 

Pursuant to section 53 of the Local Authorities Election Act, in order to vote, electors must provide identification. Identification must be one of those identified in the list below. In addition, pursuant to Ministerial Order No. MSD:065/21, members of Alexander First Nation may vote using a federal "Indian status" or local "band card."  

Authorized Identification with Elector’s Name and Address 

  • Alberta Driver's Licence
  • Alberta Identification card
  • Attestation of Identity and Ordinary Residence for Tenant Elector issued by an authorized representative of a property manager
  • Attestation of Identity and Ordinary Residence for Incarcerated Elector issued by the authorized representative of a correctional institution
  • Attestation of Identity and Ordinary Residence issued by the authorized representative of a First Nations band or reserve
  • Attestation of Identity and Ordinary Residence for Post-Secondary Student Elector in Residence issued by the authorized representative of a post-secondary institution
  • Attestation of Identity and Ordinary Residence for Homeless Elector issued by the authorized representative of a facility that provides services to the homeless
  • Attestation of Identity and Ordinary Residence for Elector in Long Term Care or Supportive Living Facility issued by the authorized representative of a supportive living facility or treatment centre
  • Bank/credit card statement or personal cheque
  • Correspondence issued by a school, college or university
  • Government cheque or cheque stub
  • Income/property tax assessment notice
  • Insurance policy or coverage card
  • Letter from a public curator, public guardian or public trustee
  • Pension Plan statement of benefits, contributions or participation
  • Residential lease or mortgage statement
  • Statement of government benefits: e.g. Employment insurance, old-age security, social assistance, disability support, or child tax benefit.
  • Utility bill: Telephone, public utilities commission, cable, power, gas or water
  • Vehicle ownership, registration or insurance certificate

As the Alberta Senate Election and Referendum Vote are provincial matters, Sturgeon County is unable to answer any questions and ask that you visit the Elections Alberta website for information.