Municipal Election 2016 Information
2016 Municipal Election Results
Mayor-Elect Rod Perkins (935 votes)
Tom Morris (413 votes)
Councillor-Elect Gary Becker (1174 votes)
Councillor-Elect Randy Ervine (1065 votes)
Councillor-Elect Ken Francis (917 votes)
Councillor-Elect Dean Galbraith (860 votes)
Councillor-Elect Shaun Henry (776 votes)
Councillor-Elect Elyse Moss (598 votes)
- tie with candidate Rob Cote.
Final result determined by draw in accordance with Local Government Elections Act, Section 141 , which was witnessed by both the candidates in addition to the outgoing and incoming mayors.
Tammy Anderson-Jackson (475 votes)
Rob Gilmour (306 votes)
James Garland (274 votes)
Chris Douglas (252 votes)
Scott Faulds (193 votes)
Advance Poll (October 13) = 169 ballots cast
Election Day (October 26) = 1182 ballots cast
Total = 1351 ballots cast
Voter turnout for the 2016 Election increased by 210 ballots (18.4 percent) over the last general municipal election held in 2012, which resulted in a total of 1141 ballots cast.
Councillor-Elect Shaun Henry was the only incumbent candidate to run for re-election and had served the previous Council as Acting Mayor since January 2016.
The 2016 Council will be officially sworn in for a 4-year term on Friday, October 28 at 9:00 a.m. in Council Chambers. This ceremony will also be streamed live online.
The first official meeting of the new Council will take place on Monday, November 14 beginning at 7:00 pm.
The official declaration of results for the 2016 Kindersley Municipal Election were announced at 9:30 a.m. at the Kindersley Administration Office. This presentation was also streamed live here: https://kindersley.ca.granicus.com/ViewPublisher.php?view_id=1
2016 Municipal Election
The Town of Kindersley follows the Saskatchewan Local Government Election Act 2015 . The current Mayor and Councillors will complete 4-year terms that end in October 2016.
Click Here to View All Nominated Candidates running for Town Council to serve in the next term of Council 2016 - 2020.
Election Day October 26, 2016 with voting from 9:00am - 8:00pm at Elizabeth School gymnasium .
Advance Poll October 13, 2016 with voting from noon - 9:00pm at the Kindersley Town Office.
Who Can Run?
Candidates in the municipal election must meet the following criteria:
- Be at least 18 years of age on Election Day;
- Be a Canadian citizen;
- Have resided in the municipality for at least three consecutive months immediately preceding the date nomination paper is submitted; and
- Have resided in Saskatchewan for at least six consecutive months immediately preceding the date nomination paper is submitted.
Nomination papers for the Town of Kindersley must be signed by at least five voters of the municipality.
Who Can Vote?
Eligible voters must be:
- At least 18 years of age on Election Day;
- A Canadian citizen;
- A resident of Saskatchewan for at least six consecutive months immediately preceding Election Day; and either
- a) a resident of the Town of Kindersley or at least three consecutive months immediately preceding Election Day; or
- b) an owner of assessable land for at least three consecutive months immediately preceding Election Day.
How to Vote?
* Eligible voters can vote at either the Advance Poll date on October 13, 2016 at the Town Office (polling place) from noon-9:00pm , or on Election Day, October 26, 2016 from 9:00am - 8:00pm at Elizabeth School gymnasium (polling place) .
* All eligible voters having presented proper identification, must complete complete a voter’s registration form obtained from the election official at the polling place, and which recorded by the election official in the poll book.
* The names of the candidates for Mayor and Council are listed on the ballots in alphbetical order by last name.
* Voters may vote for only one candidate for Mayor, and not more than six Councillors. Voters indicate their vote by making a distinct "X" in the space beside the candidate's name. The ballot is secret.
* Instructions on how to vote are posted at all polling stations.
Legislation requires that all voters must present valid identification prior to receiving their ballot. Photo identification is the easiest, and is ID that is government-issued, valid and has your photo, name and address. If your identification does not meet these criteria it will not be recognized as an acceptable form of photo identification. Two pieces of non-photo identification is also permitted if you don't have photo identification and are unable to obtain photo-ID before Election Day, but both must contain your name and at least one contains your address. To learn more about acceptable forms of identification click here
Any questions about the municipal election can be answered by coming to the Town Office, or by calling 306-463-2675. An elections official will be happy to help.