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Kerrobert Municipal Election Information

October 21, 2020

Kerrobert Municipal Election Information

The Municipal Election for the Town of Kerrobert for the positions of six councillors will be held on November 9th from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm at the Prairieland Community Centre at 216 McPherson Avenue.  If you anticipate being unable to vote on this day, advanced voting will take place on Thursday, November 5th from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Kerrobert Town Office located at 433 Manitoba Avenue. For wheelchair access, please use back door and elevator. The voting will take place on the main floor in the Council chambers.

 

In order to vote in the municipal election, you must;

 

a) be a Canadian Citizen,

b) be at least 18 years of age and

c) have resided in Saskatchewan for at least 6 consecutive months preceding the day of the election  and one of the following:

 

i) have resided in the municipality or on land now in the municipality for at least 3 consecutive months immediately preceding the day of the election or

 

ii) are the owner of assessable land in the municipality, or land now situated in the municipality, for at least 3 consecutive months immediately preceding the day of the election.

If you are a qualified voter, it is important to bring your Identification with you as all voters will be asked to show their identification at the poll.

The purpose of the voter ID requirements is to maintain the integrity of local election processes. Your name and physical address must appear in some form on your voter identification documents. Bringing proper identification will ensure your voice is heard and will help your local election run as smoothly as possible.

Photo ID is the best ID to bring to the election.

Acceptable photo identification is ID that is government-issuedvalid and has your photoname and address.

Examples include:

A valid Saskatchewan driver's licence;

A valid Saskatchewan ID card issued by SGI or any motor licence issuer (available for $10 or free for seniors); or

Any other valid government-issued photo ID issued by a Canadian government whether federal, provincial or municipal, or an agency of that government, so long as it includes your name and address.

 

To help ensure a safe local election, we are asking that physical distancing markings be followed at the polling station.  There will be hand sanitizer available for use and cleaning will be done throughout the day but we are encouraging voters to wear a mask in the polling area and utilize hand washing facilities or hand sanitizing prior to entering or voting.

In an effort to cut down on amount of time that is needed to be in the polling place, you can print your Voter’s Registration Form and Poll Book (Form R) off of our Town Website and have it filled out except for the date and signature.   Please go to www.kerrobertsk.com and click on the Town Office tab at the top. You will find the link named: Voter’s Registration Form and Poll Book (Form R) at the top of the page. Just click on this link and print the form and bring it with you to the polling place!  A few other things that you can do as a voter to help achieve a safe election are:  bring your own pencil (MUST be pencil), leave the poll once you have voted, and practice social distancing.