By-Election Called in Ward 2 McLennan, Nomination Day Set for Thursday November 18th

  Posted: November 4, 2021

At the October 29th Regular Board Meeting, the Board of Trustees unanimously voted to call a by-election in Ward 2 McLennan. The vote came after the Ward 2 Trustee seat remained vacant after the October general election. Nomination Day has been set for Thursday November 18, 2021. Interested candidates are encouraged to learn more and to obtain nomination papers here. Candidates must submit their completed nomination forms to the HFCRD Central Office in Peace River (10307 – 99 St) or Ecole Providence School in McLennan (151 – 3 Avenue NW) during regular business hours anytime between now and noon on Nomination Day Thursday November 18, 2021.  

In order to be eligible for the nomination, candidates must be eligible to vote in the by-election, be Catholic, be a resident of Ward 2 (McLennan and surrounding areas – see ward map), and not be otherwise ineligible or disqualified (as outlined in Sections 22, and 23 of the Local Authorities Election Act). 

If more than one candidate comes forward, By-Election Day will be Thursday December 16, 2021.  In the event that only one candidate comes forward by Nomination Day, that candidate will be acclaimed as the Ward 2 Trustee. In the event that no candidates come forward, nominations will re-open the day following Nomination Day from 10:00am – 12:00pm and will remain open for five business days and will close if a candidate comes forward within those five days.

All interested candidates are encouraged to call Returning Officer Nick Masvikeni at the HFCRD Central Office at (780) 624 – 3956 to have any questions answered. Printed nomination packages can be made available upon request.