Get out and vote!

 

Election Day: Monday October 18th
Voting Hours: 8am to 8pm

Ward Neighbourhood Map

What is Ward 9?

If you live in one of the following communities, then you are a part of Ward 9!

Albert Park - Radisson Heights, Applewood Park, Belvedere, Bridgeland-Riverside Dover, Erin Woods, Forest Heights, Forest Lawn, Inglewood, Manchester, Millican-Ogden, Penbrooke Meadows, Ramsay, Renfrew, Southview

Who can vote in the 2021 Municipal Election

To vote you must be:

  • Over 18 years of age
  • A Canadian citizen
  • A Calgary resident on Election day (to vote for Mayor)
  • A Ward 9 resident on Election day (to vote for Ward 9 Councillor)

More information on who can vote can be found at
www.calgary.ca/election

Where to Vote

Voters are assigned a voting location. You can find your voting location by using the "Where Do I Vote" tool on the Elections Calgary website. Elections Calgary will also mail an information card with the voting location to your household.
Where Do I Vote

More information on where to vote can be found at
www.calgary.ca/election

Accessible Voting

If you are a senior living in an assisted care facility, are in the hospital or are experiencing homelessness and use shelter facilities, voting stations will be available in several locations to serve you directly.

During the advance voting period or on election day, polling stations will have voter assist machines that allow accessible voting, including:

  • braille keypad
  • touch-screen ballot with adjustable font size
  • puff and sip,
  • audio recording of ballot, or
  • Paddle

You can also bring someone 18 or older to the voting station to help you vote or request an election worker help you mark your ballot. If it is hard to leave your vehicle, you can do a curbside vote.

Voting locations can be found at
Where Do I Vote

How to get to your voting station

Calgary Transit: Receive two free transit tickets to go to a voting station during the Advance Vote or on Election Day. You can collect your two free tickets as you exit the voting station.

Calgary Transit Access: Book up to four days before to go to your voting station with Calgary Transit Access.

Arrange a Ride: Reach out Gian-Carlo to help arrange a ride to your voting station.
Email [email protected]

How to Vote

Busy on October 18th? Vote in advance or with a special mail-in ballot

Whether you’re out of town, worried you can’t get to the voting station on time or just want to knock voting off your ‘to-do’ list, there are many ways you can make sure to vote in this municipal election.

Advanced Vote

From Monday, October 4 to Sunday October 10 you can vote in advance. Voting hours are:
October 4th to 8th: 8am to 7pm
October 9th: 10am to 7pm
October 10th: 10am to 3pm

Special mail-in ballot

If you can’t vote in advance or on Election day you can request a special mail-in ballot.
Find out more about mail-in ballots here

Are you a post-secondary student? Vote on Campus!

Students from the Bow Valley College, Mount Royal University, SAIT and the University of Calgary can vote in advance on campus from 9am to 6pm.

University of Calgary: Dining Centre, October 4th to 5th
Bow Valley College: South Campus, October 4th to 5th
Mount Royal University: Wyckham House, October 6th to 7th
SAIT: Campus Centre, October 6th to 7th

More information on when to vote can be found at
www.calgary.ca/election

Identification Requirements

You must bring one piece of ID containing your name and current address to vote. Picture ID is not required.
A full list of accepted ID is available here

COVID-19 Safety Protocols

Elections Calgary wants to ensure a safe voting experience and reduce the risk of transmitting COVID-19. They will be following all Public Health Orders and updating information on any new measures at
www.calgary.ca/election/covid-19.html

Some measures to help keep you safe include:

  • All election workers will be required to wear a mask
  • Sanitizing voting equipment and high-touch surfaces between voters
  • Implementing social distancing at voting locations
  • Additional advance voting hours and additional voting stations on Elections day

What can you do to make this a safe voting experience for everyone?

  • Wear a mask
  • Follow social distancing protocols
  • Use hand sanitizer before and after voting
  • Leave any minors who are not voting at home unless required for assistance (e.g. translation or because of a disability)
  • Bring your own pen
  • Vote in advance to reduce the number of people voting on Election day

More information on keeping our elections safe can be found at

www.calgary.ca/election/covid-19.html