September 2017 News Archive

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Official list of 2017 Election candidates is available now

September 18, 2017 2:54 PM
(Red Deer, Alberta)

Candidates filed their nomination papers this morning to formally announce their intention to run in Red Deer’s municipal election.

Two individuals are running for the Mayor’s chair, 29 individuals are running for City Councillor, 16 people are in the running for Public School Trustee, six people for the Red Deer Area Ward Catholic School Trustee and two people for the Highway 11 Ward. One person has won by acclamation, Sharla Heistad, for the QEII Ward Catholic School Trustee.

New this year, the elections website features candidate profiles with each person’s name, photo, short biography and contact information. To learn more about the candidates vying for positions as Mayor, City Councillor and Public and Catholic School Board Trustees visit

For all the latest news and information on the 2017 Election, follow us on Twitter @CityofRedDeer #RDVotes #ShowUp4RD, and join our Facebook event with @thecityofreddeer.

For more information, contact:

Frieda McDougall
Returning Officer
The City of Red Deer

Communications & Strategic Planning
The City of Red Deer

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