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2021 Election

The Town of Vegreville will be holding a municipal election on October 18, 2021. Voters will elect one Mayor and six Councillors. 

Within this page, you will find important information about the 2021 election campaign, including relevant dates, voter requirements and prospective candidate frequently asked questions.

2021 Municipal Election Frequently Asked Questions


Nomination Period

Nomination period opens: January 1, 2021

Nominations period closes: September 20, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. MST

Nominations for Mayor or Councillors will be accepted from January 1, 2021 until September 20, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. MST. Nomination form will be accepted at the Town Administration Office. Contact the Deputy Returning Officer below to arrange for a time. Further information on nomination requirements is available within the Candidate Information section below.




Contact Information

If you have any questions or inquiries regarding the Town of Vegreville municipal election, please contact: 

Sandra Ling

Deputy Returning Officer

election@vegreville.com

780-632-2606




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Below is information relevant to candidates intending to run for municipal office in the 2021 Town of Vegreville election.

Candidate Overview

For information regarding eligibility to run, nominations, campaigning, collecting campaign contributions and incurring campaign-related expenses, access the Government of Alberta Candidate handbook.

Who is eligible to run?

To become a municipal candidate you must be at least 18 years of age on nomination day, a Canadian citizen, and must have been a resident of the Town of Vegreville for the six consecutive months preceding Nomination Day.

Where can I find the nomination forms?

The following forms can be printed off to be handed in at the time of filing:

Nomination Paper and Candidate Acceptance

Candidate Information

(If you're unable to open and print the above PDF forms, they can be found on the Government of Alberta Municipal Elections Forms webpage.)

Where can I file nomination papers?

Nomination forms can be filed at the Town Administration Office with the Deputy Returning Officer.  Please email for an appointed time to file.

Is there a nomination fee?

The Town of Vegreville does not charge a fee to run for Council. 

Can I withdraw my nomination?

Candidates may withdraw their nomination at any time during the nomination period and up to 24 hours after the close of the nomination period.


When can I start campaigning?

Campaigning can start after your nomination papers are filed.  

Where can I find information on campaign finances? 

There have been changes made to the Local Authorities Election Act around campaign finances and advertising, so make sure to familiarize yourself with the regulations. 

Campaign Finance/Disclosure Amendments Fact Sheet 

Local Authorities Election Act 

Campaign Disclosure Statement and Financial Statement 

(If you're unable to open and print the above Campaign Disclosure Statement and Financial Statement, the form can be found on the Government of Alberta Municipal Election Forms webpage.)

Election signage:

Election signage may be displaced after the Notice of Election day (normally 24 hours after the close of nominations).

 Election signage must be removed within 48 hours after Election Day.

 Bylaw No. 12-2020 Election Signage 

Below is information if you are intending to run for the local school board in the upcoming 2021 Election. 

Elk Island Public Schools

Elk Island Catholic Schools

For more information on the election process, access the Government of Alberta School Board Elections Information Package.

Below is valuable information for Town of Vegreville residents eligible to vote in the 2021 Election.

Identification Requirements: 

Proof of name and home address is required to vote in the 2021 municipal election. The following types of verification meet the standard provincial requirement for one piece of identification:

  • Identification issued by a Canadian government, whether federal, provincial or local, or an agency of that government, that contains a photograph of the elector and their name and current address.
  • Proof of Identity and Ordinary Residence for Tenant Elector issued by the authorized representative of a commercial property management company.
  • Proof of Identity and Ordinary Residence for Incarcerated Elector issued by the authorized representative of a correctional institution.
  • Proof of Identity and Ordinary Residence issued by the authorized representative of a First Nations band or reserve.
  • Proof of Identity and Ordinary Residence for Post-Secondary Student Elector in Residence issued by the authorized representative of a post-secondary institution.
  • Proof of Identity and Ordinary Residence for Homeless Elector issued by the authorized representative of a facility that provides services to the homeless.
  • Proof 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.
  • Supportive Living Facility issued by the authorized representative of a supportive living facility or treatment centre.
  • Bank or credit card statement or personal cheque.
  • Correspondence issued by a school, college or university.
  • Government cheque or cheque stub.
  • Income or 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 (for example, employment insurance, old-age security, social assistance, disability support or child tax benefit).
  • Utility bill (for example, telephone, public utilities commission, television, hydro, gas or water).
  • Vehicle ownership, registration or insurance certificate.


For more information, see the Voter Identification Requirements on the Government of Alberta website. 

Access the Local Authorities Election Act for information on procedures around campaigning, voting and counting of votes. This legislation is current as of September 1, 2020.

2017 Election Results:

PositionFirst NameLast NameIncumbentElectedVotes
MayorTimothy PaulMacPheeNY990
Mayor
Myron Robert SteveHaydukYN949
CouncillorJerrold JohnLemkoNY1,441
Councillor
Taneen JeanetteRudykYY1,343
Councillor
Tina WarawaNY1,321
Councillor
MarielleBrodziakYY1,268
Councillor
Annie ElizabethWatersNY1,237
Councillor
David KeithBerryYY938
Councillor
GregKurulokNN802
CouncillorDavid SheldonMacDonaldNN698


2013 Election Results:

PositionFirst NameLast NameIncumbentElectedVotes
MayorJennyCooperNN241
Mayor
MyronHaydukN
Y1543
MayorNataliaToroshenkoN
N292
CouncillorLenBabynN
N588
Councillor
ChuckBanackN
N377
Councillor
DavidBerryNY830
Councillor
MarielleBrodziakNY1263
Councillor
DerekChristensenNN496
Councillor
AdamKozakiewiczYY1158
Councillor
GregKurulokYN683
CouncillorSandraLingNN708
CouncillorTimMacPheeNY1359
CouncillorTaneenRudykYY1031
CouncillorMichaelSimpsonNY1350