Writ Issued for Provincial By-Election in Calgary-Greenway

February 23, 2016

EDMONTON – Alberta’s Chief Electoral Officer, Glen Resler, confirms that a Writ was issued to administer a by-election to be held in Calgary-Greenway. “The Returning Officer and Election Clerk have been appointed and are ready to manage and conduct voting in the electoral division”, said Resler. Election Day is on March 22nd, 2016.

Canadian citizens who have lived in Alberta since September 22nd, 2015 and are at least 18 years of age or older on Election Day are eligible to vote if they are resident in the electoral division. There are 28,278 electors registered.
To be added to the List of Electors, an elector with an Alberta driver’s licence or ID card, may register on-line using Voterlink on our website at www.voterlink.ab.ca until Wednesday, March 9th, 2016. To register at an Advance Poll or on Election Day you must provide authorized identification containing your name and residential address in the electoral division. A list of authorized identification is on our website: click on “Voters” and then click on “ID Required To Vote”.

Election Timelines:

  • Electors have 28 days to vote by Special Ballot beginning today.
  • Candidate nominations begin Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016 and end at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 4th, 2016.
  • Advance Polls begin Wednesday March 16th, 2016 and end on Saturday March 19th, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. each day.

For more information about the Provincial By-election visit www.election.ab.ca, call toll free at 1-877-422-8683 during normal office hours, join us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.

Elections Alberta is an independent non-partisan office of the Legislative Assembly responsible for administering provincial elections, by-elections, referenda and Senate Nominee elections

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For media inquiries, please contact:
Drew Westwater
Deputy Chief Electoral Officer
Suite 100, 11510 Kingsway Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5G 2Y5

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