Election 2017

Parkland School Division has partnered with Parkland County to conduct the 2017 election. Parkland County’s Elections webpage provides information, links to election forms and documents and updates for candidates. 

Parkland County results will be available, here.

City of Spruce Grove results will be available, here.

Town of Stony Plain results will be available, here.

Click on a topic to read more about it:

Candidates
Electoral Wards
Advance Vote
Election Day & Voting Stations
Voting Requirements
More Information

Candidates

Click on a candidate's name to visit their provided campaign website or social media page.

Ward

Area

Candidates

Ward 1

Seba Beach
Wabamun
Tomahawk
Entwistle
Duffield

  • Terry Goldstein
  • Ron Heinrichs

Ward 2

Parkland Village
Muir Lake

Ward 3

Blueberry
Graminia

  • Sally Kucher-Johnson
  • Kathleen Linder

Ward 4

Town of Stony Plain

Ward 5

City of Spruce Grove

Please note:

  • Three (3) candidates will be elected as trustees to represent Ward 5; one (1) candidate will be elected in each of the other wards.
  • Links in the above chart were provided by the candidates. If a candidate's name is not linked to their website or social media page, no link was provided.

Meet the Candidates: Election 2017 Forums

Parkland School Division is hosting a series of candidate forums from October 2-4, 2017. Each of these forums will be recorded and posted below for members of the public who were unable to attend in person.

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Electoral Wards

The five wards are outlined in the map below. Click on the map to view it in more detail.

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Advance Vote

Advance vote will be held on the following dates for Parkland County, the City of Spruce Grove and the Town of Stony Plain:

  • Thursday, October 5, 11am-3pm
  • Tuesday, October 10, 4-8pm
  • Thursday, October 12, 4-8pm
  • Saturday, October 14, 10am-2pm

Advance Vote Locations

Municipality

Location

Parkland County

Parkland County Centre
53109A Hwy 779
Parkland County, AB

City of Spruce Grove

Pioneer Centre
301 Jespersen Avenue
Spruce Grove, AB

Town of Stony Plain

Stony Plain Town Office
4905-51 Avenue
Stony Plain, AB

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Election Day & Voting Stations

Election day is Monday, October 16, 2017

Municipality

Polls Open

Where to Vote*

Parkland County

9am-8pm

Designated voting station for your division
Use the app to find your voting station 

City of Spruce Grove

6:30am-8pm

Any voting station

Town of Stony Plain

9am-8pm

Any voting station

*A list of voting stations can be found on each municipality's website.

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Voting Requirements

In accordance with Section 47 of the Local Authorities Election Act, a person must:

  1. be a least 18 years old,
  2. be a Canadian citizen, and
  3. have resided in Alberta for the 6 consecutive months immediately preceding election day and the person’s place of residence is located in the area on election day.

In accordance with Section 44 of the School Act, where a separate school district is established, an individual residing within the boundaries of the separate school district who is of the same faith as those who established that district, whether Protestant or Roman Catholic, (a) is a resident of the separate school district, and (b) is not a resident of the public school district.

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More Information

Check the Alberta School Boards Association website for online information sessions and resources to gain an understanding of the rewards and challenges of serving on a school board and the eligibility requirements of becoming a school board trustee.

Forms, regulations and the 2017 School Board Elections Information Package can be accessed at the Alberta Education website.

Alberta School Boards Association - Become a Trustee Brochure

Contact the Returning Officer

For more information regarding the nomination and election process, please contact:

Doug Tymchyshyn
Returning Officer for Parkland School Division No. 70
Legal and Legislative Services
53109A HWY 779
Parkland County, AB
T7Z 1R1
Phone: 780-968-8888 ext. 3234
Email: elections@parklandcounty.com

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