Information for Voters

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Voter eligibility

You can vote in the City of Spruce Grove’s 2017 municipal election if you:

  • are at least 18 years old;
  • are a Canadian citizen;
  • are a resident of Spruce Grove on Election Day (October 16, 2017);
  • began living in Alberta on or before April 16, 2017;
  • have presented acceptable identification ; and
  • you have not already voted in the current election.

If a candidate, a candidate’s official agent or a scrutineer believes you are not eligible to vote, the objection will be noted on the voting register. Voting more than once is a punishable offense under the Local Authorities Election Act . Offenders face up to six months of imprisonment, a maximum fine of $10,000 or both.

Residency requirement

Only eligible electors who live in the municipality will be permitted to vote in the City of Spruce Grove’s 2017 municipal election. If you have more than one residence in Alberta, you must designate one place of residence. Section 48 of the Local Authorities Election Act  provides more information on determining residency.

Individuals who own property or a business in Spruce Grove, but are not residents are not be permitted to vote.

Voter identification

In order to vote, you must produce one piece of authorized identification that establishes both your name and current residential address.

Voting opportunities

Voters have a number of opportunities to vote in the City of Spruce Grove’s 2017 municipal election.