Municipal Election

Election Day, October 18, 2021 

The voting station at the Jasper Activity Centre will close at 8:00pm sharp. Anyone waiting in line at 8:00pm will be allowed inside to vote. This new COVID related measure for 2021 may delay the beginning of the count. 

Updates will be posted on this web page in PDF format (see below). We anticipate the first update of the evening to be provided around 9:00pm. The time and the number of boxes counted (10 boxes total) will show on each update. We will also be posting some updates on Facebook but the website will always be updated first. 

Please note that election results will remain unofficial until later this week. 

Check this page on election night for the link below to become live:

Municipal Elections Results Update (PDF)   last update: 10:47pm

This page can be viewed in multiple languages: French, Spanish, Tagalog

CANDIDATES

At the close of nominations at on September 20, 11 candidates for Council and three (3) candidates for Mayor have filed nomination papers with the Returning Officer. 

Candidates for Mayor:
BUTLER, Paul
BYRD, Basil
IRELAND, Richard*

*incumbent

Candidates for Councillor:
ARKINSTALL, Thomas
DAMOTA, Rico*
HALL, Wendy
KELLEHER-EMPEY, Helen*
LETTNER, Stephanie
MCLACHLAN, Elizabeth (Beth)
MELNYK, Ralph
ROBINSON, Anita
STOCKFISH, Jason Richard
WAXER, Kathleen
WILSON, Scott* 

*incumbent

In addition to voting for the Mayor (1) and Councillor (6) positions, Jasperites will have the opportunity to vote for senate nominees as well as provincial referendum questions on whether to remove the principle of equalization payments from Canada’s constitution; and whether Alberta should remain on Daylight Saving Time (summer hours) year-round, for a total of four (4) votes.

VOTER ELIGIBILITY AND I.D. REQUIREMENTS

VOTING

In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, two advance votes will be held in the fall of 2021.

ADVANCE VOTE 

  • Wednesday, October 6 from 3:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Wednesday, October 13 form 3:00pm to 8:00pm

Voting Station: Jasper Activity Centre (multipurpose hall)

ELECTION DAY

 
  • Monday, October 18 from 10:00am to 8:00pm
Voting Station: Jasper Activity Centre (multipurpose hall)

Live results will be posted on our website after the voting station closes on Monday, October 18. 

SPECIAL BALLOTS 

Requests for special ballots closed on October 8, 2021. 

INSTITUTIONAL VOTE

Two election clerks will be present to assist any individual who is a resident of the Municipality of Jasper, and a resident of one of the below, to cast his or her vote:

Seton Hospital
Wednesday, October 13, 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Alpine Summit Seniors Lodge
Wednesday, October 13, 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Pine Grove Seniors Manor
Wednesday, October 13, 5:00pm to 7:00pm