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2021 Election

The next municipal general election will occur on October 18, 2021. The County will also be responsible for several school board elections, a senate election, and potentially other provincially mandated referendum questions. 

For residents of the County interested in running for municipal office, we have prepared a Candidate Briefing Package to provide some background on the County and the process the election and nominations take.

Nominations are now open.

Click here to access the candidate package. 

Click here for the Nomination Form.

Click here for the Candidate Information Form.

For comprehensive information on local elections, we encourage people to visit the website of Alberta Municipal Affairs, at

Please view the menus below for more information on the 2021 Election:


Alberta Senate Election Act

Section 43


Senate Election Proclamation


Local Jurisdiction:          COUNTY OF MINBURN NO. 27, Alberta


For the purpose of electing 3 person(s) according to the Alberta Senate Election Act, whose name(s) is(are) to be submitted by the Government of Alberta to the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada as a person(s) who may be summoned to the Senate of Canada for the purpose of filling a vacancy(-ies) relating to Alberta, Public Notce is hereby given to the electors that the following are fixed pursuant to the Alberta Senate Election Act:



COMMENCING immediately and continuing until 2:00 P.M. on September 20, 2021 excluding Sundays and holidays, nomination papers may be filed with the Office of the Chief Electoral Officer during normal business hours at 100, 11510 Kingsway NW, Edmonton, AB T5G 2Y5, for a candidate under the Alberta Senate Election Act.



Voting will take place on October 18, 2021 between the hours of 10:00 A.M. and 8:00 P.M. unless an elected authority has passed a bylaw to open voting stations before 10:00 A.M.



The announcement of the tabulation of the official results will take place at the Office of the Chief Electoral Officer at 100, 11510 Kingsway NW, Edmonton, AB T5G 2Y5, on October 26, 2021 at 11:00 AM 



Additional information concerning the Senate Election may be obtained from the Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, at 1-877-422-8683 (VOTE) or by email at, or from the returning officer in the applicable voting area:


Trudy Shukalak, 4909-50 Street, Vegreville, AB T9C 1R6

Telephone: (780) 632-2082    Email:





ISSUED ON            une 23, 2021                                       BY                            Glen Resler  (Chief Electoral Officer)


A person may file a nomination to become a candidate for the 2021 municipal election which is to be held on October 18, 2021, within the period beginning January 1, 2021, ending at 12 noon on nomination day, September 20, 2021. 

Nominations for the election of candidates in the County of Minburn No. 27 will be received at the County of Minburn Administration office between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday excluding statutory holidays.  

Candidates must have their nomination papers filed by 12:00 noon on nomination day, September 20, 2021, four (4) weeks prior to Election Day.

The list of County of Minburn candidates who have filed their nomination papers to run in the 2021 municipal election can be viewed below. A final official list of candidates will be available after nomination day, September 20, 2021.

A person may request to examine the filed nomination papers during regular business hours and in the presence of the returning officer.

January 1, 2021Nomination period opens
September 20, 2021 at 12:00 p.m.Nomination period closes
September 21, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. Nomination withdrawal deadline
October 13, 2021Advance voting day
October 18, 2021 from 10:00 am to 8:00 p.m.Election day
October 22, 2021 at 12:00 p.m.Official election results announced
November 8, 2021Last day to apply for a Judicial recount
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Division 6Corey Swihun
Division 7

2017 Election Results:

1Joseph NafzigerNN89
1Richard WagnerYY105
2Eric AndersonYY88
2Derek SaskiwNN69
3Roger KoniecznyYYAcclaimed
4Emil DmytriwNN59
4Dennis DurrerNN61
4Clifford WowdziaNY95
5Tara KuzioYYAcclaimed
6Greg MuzechkaNN78
6Carl OgrodnickYY140
7David MelenkaYYAcclaimed

2013 Election Results:

1Richard WagnerYYAcclaimed
2Eric AndersonYYAcclaimed
3Roger KoniecznyYYAcclaimed
4Marcel BortnickNN56
4David RattrayYY131
5Tara KuzioNY148
5Barry McCartyNN89
6Brian LitwinNN100
6Carl OgrodnickYY145
7David MelenkaYYAcclaimed

According to Section 47 of the Local Authorities Election Act, a person is eligible to vote in an election held pursuant to this Act if the person:

  • is at least 18 years old;
  • is a Canadian citizen;
  • has 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.

Click the link for more information: Voter ID Requirements 

Advance Vote Voting Stations:

1, 2, and 3Mannville Recreation Centre
2, 3, 4, and 5Innisfree Seniors Centre
4, 5, 6, and 7Vegreville Elks Hall

Election Day Voting Stations (if required):

1Mannville Recreation Centre
Minburn Seniors Centre
2Innisfree Seniors Centre
Minburn Seniors Centre
3Mannville Recreation Centre
Chailey Community Centre
4Lavoy Community Hall
Buchach Community Centre
Vegreville Elks Hall
5Lavoy Community Hall
Ranfurly Recreation Hall
6Vegreville Elks Hall
Imperial Community Hall
7Vegreville Elks Hall
Warwick Community Hall

A permit is not required for posting election signs along County roads as long as the sign does not exceed 32.0 ftand is removed within 15 days following the election.

Guidelines for election signs on Provincial Highways can be found here: 

Trudy Shukalak

Returning Officer

Phone: 780-632-2082 ext. 1112