City of Wetaskiwin by-election candidates named

Advance vote is Sept. 7, election day is Sept. 11

It looks like City of Wetaskiwin residents will have a wide variety of candidates to choose from in the upcoming by-election.

Nominations for the two vacant council seats closed on July 31, and by Aug. 2 the City of Wetaskiwin had the official list of candidates on its website.

The list includes Amanda Rule, Angela Greenidge, Byron King, Gabrielle Blatz-Morgan, Hazen Evenson, Joseph Branco, Lawrence Semeniuk, Mark McFaul, Phil Houle-Gregg, Sandra Kim and Steven Venardos.

The Wetaskiwin Pipestone Flyer is making space available in the newspaper for the candidates. Each candidate is invited to write a campaign article up to 400 words explaining why they feel they’re the best candidate for the job in length and submit a colour photo for publication; the articles and photo can be emailed to Stu.salkeld@pipestoneflyer.ca and all will be run together before the Sept. 11 by-election.

According to the City of Wetaskiwin’s website, the Advance Vote will be held Saturday September 7, 2019 12:00 Noon until 6:00 p.m.

at the Memorial Arts Centre (5206 – 50 Street, Wetaskiwin).

Election Day is Wednesday, September 11, 2019 from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. at the Memorial Arts Centre (5206 – 50 Street, Wetaskiwin).

You can find out more about eligibility requirements at the city website: http://wetaskiwin.ca/463/Voter-Information

Stu.salkeld@pipestoneflyer.ca

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