Unofficial Results - 2017 Municipal Election - Office of Councillor

Polling Subdivision Advance Poll Inst #1 Inst #2  Voting
Subdivision "A"  
Subdivision "B"  
Subdivision "C"  
Poll # 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15    
Anctil,  Marlene 161 6 26 84 75 77 63 74 77 77 76 65 70 57 71 1059 E
Filipuzzi, Dave 182 5 21 83 82 90 62 79 89 83 80 72 70 66 79 1143 E
Glavin, Doreen 161 4 24 71 68 84 49 70 76 76 73 69 66 62 69 1022 E
Lundy, Gordon O.
150 3 14 71 72 83 57 75 76 77 70 46 61 52 59 966 E
McCallum, Leslie Edith
135 5 15 61 59 68 61 63 62 64 53 49 51 45 49 840  
Sygutek, Lisa
156 5 20 75 61 73 28 74 71 67 64 70 58 63 69 954 E


163 4 24 85 73 90 52 67 76 69 69 73 70 63 78 1056 E

*Unofficial Voting Results will be posted as they come in from each poll.

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2017 - Election by Acclamation - Office of Mayor

Blair Painter has been elected by acclamation to the Office of Mayor.

2017 Official Candidates List - Office of Councillor

Anctil, Marlene
Filipuzzi, Dave
Glavin, Doreen
Lundy, Gordon O.
McCallum, Leslie Edith
Sygutek, Lisa
Ward, Dean


Election Information

2017 Election Key Dates

  • Mon, Sept 18, 2017 10am-noon - Nomination Day
  • Wed, Oct 11, 2017 - Advanced Poll
  • Mon, Oct 16, 2017 - Election Day and Institutional vote at Crowsnest Pass Health Centre, Tecumseh Apartments, Westwinds Apartments and York Creek Lodge.

Voters will elect:

  • Six (6) Councillors

Voting Schedule of Events 

Advance Poll

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 10am-8pm at Blairmore Elks Hall 2025 - 129 Street, Blairmore

Institutional Vote

  • Crowsnest Pass Health Centre: October 16th, 2017
    • Long Term Care - 10:00am - 12:00pm
    • Acute Care - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Westwinds Apartments: October 16th, 2017 - 4:00pm-6:00pm
  • York Creek Lodge: October 16, 2017 - 10:00am-1:00pm
  • Tecumseh Apartments: October 16, 2017 - 2:00pm-4:00pm

Election Day 2017 -
Monday October 16, 2017  10:00am-8:00pm


  • Subdivision A: Crowsnest Pass Sports Complex, Banquet Facility 2nd floor (elevator Access) 8702-22nd Avenue Coleman
    • All electors from Coleman at 90th street west to the west municipal boundary on both the north  and south of highway 3.
  • Subdivision B: Elks Hall, 2025-129 Street Blairmore
    • All electors from Blairmore and Frank -90th Street east to 153rd Street- North and South of Highway #3.
  • Subdivision C: MDM Community Centre (Room 10A), 2802- 222 Street Bellevue.
    • All electors from Bellevue and Hillcrest – 5th Avenue east to the Municipal boundary.

Voter Eligibility

  • Canadian citizens who have lived in Alberta for 6 months prior to the election and are primary residents of the Municipality of Crowsnest Pass on Election Day are eligible to vote.
  • Voters will be asked to show government issued identification at the polling station that shows the elector's photograph, current address and name. If you are unable to produce government issued ID you must produce two pieces of ID from the following list: Authorized Identification

Notice of Election - 2017 Municipal Election

Information for Candidates

Registration of Candidates

Effective January 1, 2014 under section 147.21(1) of the Local Authorities Election Act - "No candidate may accept campaign contributions, including funds of the candidate, unless the candidate is registered under this Act with the Municipality in which the candidate intends to run."

Under section 147.21(6) - "This section does not apply to a candidate if the candidate's entire election campaign is funded exclusively out of the candidates own funds up to a maximum of $10,000."

Please make arrangements to come in and fill out the Registration of Notice of Intent to become a Candidate for Municipal Office prior to accepting any donations with Kristin Ivey, Manager of Corporate Services at 403-562-8833.

Form 3A - Application for Registration of Notice of Intent to Become a Candidate for Municipal Office (fillable form)

Form 3A Application For Registration Of Notice Of Intent To Become A Candidate For Municipal Office (downloadable)

Local Elections Act - Registration of Candidates

Form 3 - Nomination Paper and Candidates Acceptance (fillable form) - To be completed for Nomination Day - September 18, 2017. 

Form 3 Nomination Paper And Candidates Acceptance (downloadable)


Election Signage

  • Best practice for candidates is to mount election signage following Nomination Day (September 18) and to have them removed within 3 days of the election (by October 19)
  • Development permits are not required for election signage
  • Under Bylaw 868, 2013 Election signage must be taken down within 7 days following the election and Alberta Transportation requires signs to be removed after 3 days.
  • Signs located on highway right-of-ways must not exceed 1.5 square meters and must be placed no closer than 2 meters from the edge of the pavement.  Do not place signs on a median, on highway signs or posts or within 500 meters of construction zones.
  • Do not place signs so that they obstruct a motorist's view of an intersection.
  • Signs that pose an immediate threat to the public will be removed immediately by Alberta Transportation Highway maintenance contractors without notification.

For more information please see Alberta Transportation Guidelines and the Land Use Bylaw- Item 10(f).

Candidate Eligibility

A person may be nominated in any election under the Local Authorities Election Act if the person:

  • Is eligible to vote in the election
  • Has resided in the Municipality for 6 consecutive months immediately preceding nomination day; and
  • Is not otherwise ineligible

A person is ineligible to be nominated as a candidate in any election under the Local Authorities Election Act (LAEA) if:

  • The person is the auditor of the local jurisdiction
  • The person is an employee of the local jurisdiction for which the election is to be held unless the person has taken a leave of absence;
  • the person is indebted to the municipality for taxes in default exceeding $50 (excluding indebtedness on current taxes, and indebtedness for arrears of taxes for which the person has entered into a consolidation agreement with the municipality)
  • The person is indebted to the local jurisdiction for any debt exceeding $500 and is in default for more than 90 days;
  • The person has, within the previous 10 years, been convicted of an offense under the LAEA, the Election Act or the Canada Elections Act.


Municipal Affairs- Running for Municipal Office in Alberta- A Candidate's Guide

Municipal Affairs- Frequently Asked Questions about Municipal Elections

Resources for Women Candidates

Government of Alberta - Campaign encourages women to run for municipal office

Ready for Her - A guide for women running for municipal office

A Guide for Women Candidates

Election Toolkit for Women

Press Release – Nominations September 19

September 19, 2017 - For Immediate Release – The Municipality of Crowsnest Pass has received sufficient nominations for the Office of Councillor at the close of Nomination Day, September 19, 2017.  Nominations are now closed.

Nominees have until 12:00 noon on September 20, 2017 to withdraw their application, after which time the Municipality will release the official list of candidates for the Office of Councillor.

The Unofficial list of candidates for Office of Councillor can be found at

Blair Painter was elected by acclamation to the Office of the Mayor on September 18, 2017.

Press Release – Election Results & Nominations

September 18, 2017 - For Immediate Release – At the close of Nomination Day, the Municipality of Crowsnest Pass was in receipt of one Mayor nomination.  Therefore, Blair Painter has been elected by acclamation to the Office of Mayor.

Due to insufficient nominations received for the Office of Councillor, the Returning Officer will be accepting nominations for the Office of Councillor between 10:00am and 12:00 noon on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 in Council Chambers at the Municipal Office located at 8502 – 19 Avenue, Coleman.

If at 12:00 noon on September 19, 2017 we are in receipt of more than six (6) total nominations for the Office of Councillor, Election Day will run as scheduled.  If we receive exactly six (6) nominations for the Office of Councillor, the nominees will be elected by acclamation to the Office of Councillor.  If we receive less than six (6) nominations by 12:00 noon on September 19, the Returning Officer will continue to accept nominations on September 20.