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Lacombe Election Candidates

The list of candidates in Lacombe is as follows: For Mayor: Peter Bouwsema Grant Creasey For Council: Sandy Douglas Don Gullekson Chris Ross Wayne Armishaw (seeking re-election) Reuben Konnik…

Lacombe County Election Candidates

The list of candidates in Lacombe County is as follows: Division 1: John Ireland Rod McDermand (seeking re-election) Division 2: Brenda Knight - ACCLAIMED Division 3: Barb Shepherd - ACCLAIMED…

Red Deer Election Candidates

In the City of Red Deer the candidates are as follows: For Mayor: Tara Veer (seeking re-election) Sean Burke For Council: Sandra (Sam) Bergeron S.H. (Buck) Buchanan (seeking re-election) Valdene…

Red Deer County Election Candidates

As of the 12 pm filing deadline (Sept 18th), the unofficial list of candidates in Red Deer County is as follows: Mayor: Debra Hanna Jim Wood (seeking re-election) Division 1: Philip Massier -…

Sylvan Lake Election Candidates

As of the 12 pm filing deadline, the unofficial list of candidates in Sylvan Lake are as follows: For Mayor: Sean McIntyre (seeking re-election) For Council: Megan Chernoff-Hanson (seeking…

Blackfalds Election Candidates

The ist of candidates in Blackfalds is as follows: For Mayor: Richard Poole Gary Smith For Council: Marina Appel Michael Francis Jamie Hoover Jennifer Myslicki RayOlfert (seeking re-election) Carol…

Bentley Election Candidates

In the Town of Bentley the candidates are as follows: For Mayor: Lynda Haarstad Petten (seeking re-election) Greg Rathjen For Council: Basil Wayne (Butch) Howard (seeking re-election) Cora E. Knutson…

Ponoka Election Candidates

The list of candidates in Ponoka is as follows: For Mayor: Rick Bonnett (seeking re-election) Larry Henkelman For Council: Ted Dillon Kevin Ferguson Edwin Geuder Curtis Jacobson Sandra Lyon (seeking…

Ponoka County Election Candidates

The list of candidates in Ponoka County is as follows: There will only be an election in Division 5 between incumbent Nancy Hartford and newcomer Jason Valstar. The following County Councillors were…

Rimbey Election Candidates

In the Town of Rimbey the candidates are as follows: For Mayor: Rick Pankiw (acclaimed) For Council: Bernard Bast Bill Coulthard Lana Curle Brian Godlonton (seeking re-election) Chuck Hendricks…

Innisfail Election Candidates

In the Town of Innisfail the candidates are as follows: For Mayor: Jim Romane Brian Spiller (seeking re-election) For Council: Jean Barclay Gavin Bates (seeking re-election) Doug Bos (seeking…

Penhold Election Candidates

The list of candidates in Penhold is as follows: For Mayor: Dennis Cooper (seeking re-election) Mike Yargeau For Council: Ken Denson Mike Dodman Robin Edwards Cameron Galisky Shawn Hamm Len Istace…

Rocky Mountain House Election Candidates

In the Town of Rocky Mountain House the candidates are as follows: For Mayor: Tammy Burke Sheila Mizera For Council: Jason Alderson (seeking re-election) Randy Brown Scott Collinson Jennifer Courtis…

Clive Election Candidates

In the Village of Clive the candidates are as follows: Tracey Hallman Dan Graden (seeking re-election) Jeremy Whelan Norma Penney Susan Russel Beverly Krochak (seeking re-election) Lucienne Henry…

Alix Election Candidates

In the Village of Alix the candidates are as follows: Tim Besuijen Barbara Gilliat Vicki Soltermann Arlene Gauthier Arlene Nelson-Dahl (seeking re-election) Malonie Grimard Rob Fehr (seeking…

Stettler Election Candidates

In the Town of Stettler the candidates are as follows: For Mayor: Sean Nolls (acclaimed) For Council: Darcy Bachman (seeking re-election) Cheryl Barros Will Brown (seeking re-election) Al Campbell…

Chinooks Edge School Trustee Nominations

The candidates for School Board Trustee Chinook’s Edge are as follows. Ward 1 – Sylvan Lake Joe-Anne Knispel-Matejka - Acclaimed Ward 2 - Penhold/Poplar Ridge/Springbrook Sherry Cooper (seeking…

Former "Citizen of the Year" Ready to Make Some Changes

Another name has been added to this fall's municipal election in Lacombe. Former "Citizen of the Year" Don Gullekson is looking for his spot at the table of Lacombe City Council. Gullekson has been…

Smith Campaigning for Seniors Vote in Lacombe

Promising to be a voice for seniors and saying change is needed; Joyce Smith filed her appropriate paperwork at Lacombe City Hall yesterday (Sept 18th), vying for a seat on City Council. Smith brings some…

Nomination Day in Lacombe: Regulars, Newcomers, and One Last Minute

Nomination day for the 2018 municipal election was this morning (Monday, September 18th), with nominees having from 8am until noon to submit their paperwork. Here in Lacombe, there are two names on…

Nomination Day nets two Red Deer mayoral candidates

Noon today was the nomination deadline for the Oct. 16 municipal election. By the time it passed, two candidates had stepped forward at City Hall to run for mayor of Red Deer. Mayor Tara Veer is…

Sean McIntyre Headed for Second Term as Mayor

It couldn't have been much easier for Sean McIntyre in the race for mayor, as not one person decided to run against him in October's municipal election. Potential candidates had from eight till noon…

McQuesten Looking to Serve Another Term on Lacombe City Council

Calling Lacombe the best place he could have chosen to raise a family, you can expect to see Bill McQuesten's name back on the official candidate list that will be released on Nomination Day Monday…

Wayne Armishaw Looking to Return to City Council Chambers

As we approach nomination day for the 2017 municipal election, we know that current Lacombe City Councillor Wayne Armishaw will be back on the ballot. Armishaw has called Lacombe home since the…

Newcomer Brandon von Gunten Enters Lacombe City Council Race

Brandon von Gunten wants to add some new, younger blood to City Council. At 35, he joins Jonathan Jacobson as the youngest candidates in the running for Lacombe City Council. von Gunten has called…

Rick Bonnett Looking for Second Term as Ponoka's Mayor

You can add the Mayor of Ponoka to the list of Central Alberta mayors running for re-election this fall. Rick Bonnett has been Mayor of Ponoka for the past 4 years. Before that, he served on council,…

Mayor Of Innisfail Back on the Ballot this Fall

After retiring from the small business he owned for 30 years, Mayor of Innisfail Brian Spiller decided to try his hand at politics, first as a councilman, and after only three years of that, was…

Sylvan Mayor Touts Strength in Community in Re-election Bid

Calling his first 4 year term incredible and amazing, the Mayor of Sylvan Lake says he's thankful for the opportunity to lead, and he will be seeking re-election this fall. Sean McIntyre says the…

Blackfalds' Dean Wigmore moves, resigns from council

Blackfalds town councillor Dean Wigmore has resigned. Wigmore had taken possession of a new home out of town and was thus no longer eligible to serve on council. During last night's meeting, Mayor…

Jonathan Jacobson Seeking Lacombe City Council Seat

A first time City Council candidate in Lacombe says he's always been interested in politics, and despite having a young family, feels he's up for the challenge and will naturally bring some of the…

Cora Hoekstra Enters Lacombe City Council Race

A woman who has spent a large part of her professional career working with young families in Lacombe is hoping to serve residents in another capacity come this fall. Cora Hoekstra, who has worked…

Reuben Konnik Seeking Re-election in Lacombe

Calling Lacombe a great place to live, work and raise a family, Reuben Konnik is keen to continue serving residents on City Council. You will see Konnik's name back on the ballot in this fall's…

Young Town Councillor Vying for Mayor's Chair in Penhold

There will be a race for mayor in Penhold in this fall's municipal election. Current Mayor Dennis Cooper will be challenged on the ballot by young Town Councillor Mike Yargeau. Yargeau was born and…

Cooper Seeking Re-election in Penhold

With nearly 20 years of Town Council experience behind him, the last 7 as Mayor, Dennis Cooper hopes to continue to serve the Town of Penhold as Mayor for another 4 years. The veteran politician is…

Grant Creasey Takes Another Shot at Becoming Mayor of Lacombe

After coming so close during the last election, Grant Creasy is once again running for Mayor of Lacombe. In the 2013 election, Creasey fell short by just 63 votes to current Mayor Steve Christie.…

Chris Ross Looking to Grab A Seat on Lacombe City Council

There will be a familiar name on the ballot at this fall's municipal election. For the second straight election, Chris Ross will be looking for his spot on Lacombe City Council. Born and raised just…

Thalia Hibbs to Seek Seat on Lacombe City Council

There will be one woman for sure on the ballot in this fall's municipal election in Lacombe. Thalia Hibbs declared her intentions to seek a seat on City Council at a media event this morning at the…

Wayne Rempel Seeking Re-election in Lacombe

You will see current Lacombe City Councillor Wayne Rempel's name back on the ballot at this fall's municipal election. Rempel has declared his intentions, hoping to be re-elected to serve a 3rd term.…

Peter Bouwsema to Run for Mayor in Lacombe

Lacombe City Councillor Peter Bouwsema says the timing is right for him to run for Mayor. He declared his intentions at a media event this morning (June 8th), saying Mayor is something he's had his…

Mayor Steve Christie Not Seeking Re-election

In a surprising and emotional announcement made at Tuesday's City Council meeting, Mayor Steve Christie announced that he will not be running for office in this fall’s municipal election. The…

Lacombe Council Approves 2017 Election Bylaw

At their regular meeting yesterday, Council approved Municipal Election Bylaw 426, and directed City administration to conduct the 2017 Municipal Election jointly with Wolf Creek School Division No.…

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