Information for Voters

2021 Municipal Election Date 2

Election Day

Election Day is Monday, October 18, 2021. Voting Stations will open at 10:00 a.m. and will be open nonstop until 8:00 p.m. at the JBS Canada Centre Fieldhouse, 323 1st Street East.


Nomination Period


January 4 - September 20, 2021 (Nominations cease on September 20 at 12:00 p.m.) - City Hall


Advance Polls

Advance Polls will be helped at the JBS Canada Centre in the Cenovus Flexhall (323 1st Street East) from 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. on the following dates:

 - Saturday, October 2, 2021
 - Saturday, October 16, 2021

*All Electors can vote at an Advance Poll. Advance Polls are for the convenience of the Elector - the intention is to now offer a choice of voting times.


Other Voting Stations

The following Institutional Voting Stations were established by Council for the 2021 Municipal General Election on January 4, 2021:

  • Brooks Health Centre 440 - 3 Street East
  • Extended Care (Auxiliary Hospital & Nursing Home - Brooks Health Centre) 440 - 3 Street East
  • Newbrook Lodge 500 - 3 Street East
  • Orchard Manor 951 Cassils Road West
  • Pioneer Villa Courts I, II, III, & IV 426 - 3 Avenue West
  • Sunrise Gardens 1235 - 3 Street West
*Only residents of these facilities can vote at these stations.


Elector Assistance at Home:

Incapacitated voters may vote in their home on Advance Poll Days.

  • There are voting opportunities for the incapacitated elector at their home on Advance Polls  Days from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.
  • Any persons who wish to utilize this service shall be required to register prior to October 1st, 2021; and,
  • To make arrangements or for further details, please contact the Returning Officer at City Hall at 403-362-3333.


Important Dates

Notice of Institutional Polls, Election Requirements, Notice of Advance Polls and Advance Vote Qualifications 


Voter Identification

All voters require Voter Identification, each voter must produce one (1) piece of identification that establishes both the elector’s name and current address. Information on acceptable forms of voter identification is available here


Voter Eligibility

You are eligible to vote if: 

  • You are 18 years of age or older
  • You are a Canadian Citizen You have resided in Alberta in the six (6) months immediately preceding Election Day
  • You are a resident of the City of Brooks on Election Day
  • You have acceptable voter identification
  • You sign a declaration that you meet these qualifications


Where do I Vote?

A voter is eligible to vote only at the voting station for the voting subdivision in which the voter’s place of residence is located on Election Day. 


Forums 

Information on known public forums will be provided on the website. None of these forums are hosted by the City of Brooks. This is only to provide information to the public. If you have any questions about any of the forums, please contact the Organizer.

If any organizations wish to add their forums on the City’s website, please email the information to the Returning Officer/Deputy Returning Officer for consideration.

Political Forum 2021


Candidates

To view the list of candidates running in the upcoming election, please click here.

Amanda Peterson
Returning Officer
403-362-3333
apeterson@brooks.ca


Amy Rommens
Substitute Returning Officer
403-362-3333
arommens@brooks.ca