Election Day Voting Locations

All polls are open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Election Day (Monday, Oct. 16). Eligible voters are permitted to cast their ballot at any official polling location across the region.

Voting stations will be located at:

Ward 1 (Fort McMurray)

  • École Dickinsfield, 201 Dickins Dr.
  • École St. Paul School, 429 Ross Haven Dr.
  • Father Turcotte School, 8553 Franklin Ave.
  • Holy Trinity High School, 230 Powder Dr.
  • Oil Sands Discovery Centre, 515 MacKenzie Blvd.
  • Timberlea School, 107 Brett Dr.
  • Walter & Gladys Hill School, 3-301 Sparrow Hawk Dr.
  • Westview School, 407 Wolverine Dr.

Click here to enter your address to find out the voting station in Ward 1 closest to your address.

Ward 2 (Fort Chipewyan, Fort Fitzgerald, Fort McKay)

  • Fort Chipewyan Municipal Office, 101 Loutit St.
  • Fort McKay Métis Group Community Office, 17 Fort MacKay Road

Residents of Fort Fitzgerald can contact the Returning Officer at 780.743.7001 to establish a time for an election official to come to their home on Election Day in order to cast a ballot.

Ward 3 (Draper, Saprae Creek Estates)

  • Vista Ridge All Seasons Park, 1 Spruce Valley Dr.

Ward 4 (Anzac, Conklin, Gregoire Lake Estates, Janvier)

  • Anzac Community Hall, 105B-4 Christina Dr.
  • Nakewin Community Hall, 245 Northland Dr.
  • Janvier Municipal Office, 110 Janvier Dr.


Voter Requirements

In order to vote, every person must make a statement that the person is eligible to vote and must produce one (1) piece of government issued identification containing the elector’s photograph, current address and name. This includes an Operator’s (Driver’s) Licence or an Alberta Identification Card.

An elector who is unable to produce government issued photo identification, must produce two (2) pieces of identification from the following list prior to voting. Both pieces of identification must establish the elector’s name and one piece must establish the elector’s current address. Acceptable forms of identification are:

Identification with Elector’s Name and Address

  • Bank/credit card statement or personal cheque
  • Correspondence issued by a school, college or university
  • Government cheque or cheque stub
  • Income/property tax assessment notice
  • Insurance policy or coverage card
  • Pension Plan statement of benefits, contributions or participation
  • Residential lease or mortgage statement
  • Statement of government benefits: e.g. employment insurance, old-age security, social assistance, disability support or child tax benefit
  • Utility bill: e.g. telephone, public utilities commission, cable, power, gas or water
  • Vehicle ownership, registration or insurance certificate

Identification with Elector’s Name

  • Birth Certificate
  • Canadian Passport
  • Citizenship card
  • Employee/Staff card
  • Hospital/Medical card
  • Marriage Certificate
  • Métis Nation of Alberta membership card
  • Old Age Security card
  • Secure Certificate of Indian Status (SCIS) card
  • Social Insurance Number card
  • Student ID card
  • Veteran’s Affairs Canada Health card

Note: For electors residing in seniors’ accommodation facilities and long-term care facilities, a photocopy of an item on the list is acceptable. This exception is made to address the fact that when residents are admitted, they routinely transfer their original identification to the administrator or to members of their family.

Am I Eligible to Vote?

I can vote in the election if ALL of the following apply:

  • I have not voted before in the current election;
  • I am at least 18 years old;
  • I am a Canadian citizen;
  • I have lived in Alberta since April 16, 2017
  • I reside in the Ward for which I am casting my ballot on election day; and
  • I produce proper identification for inspection.

Incapacitated voters

If you are unable to leave your home because of a physical disability, please contact the Returning Officer at 780.743.7001 to determine your eligibility and establish a time for an election official to come to your home on Election Day so you are able to vote.

Filed under: election 2017, municipal election, RMWB