Header

Election Central - Local News

Record Numbers Turn Out for Advanced Voting

After the second day of advanced voting on Wednesday (October 11), the City of Airdrie reports they have seen a record turnout this year.

Your Issues, Your Vote: Public Engagement a Priority for Lauer

In the run up to the 2017 election, we asked our readers and listeners what issues matter most to them. Every day, we ask candidates for their thoughts on healthcare, growth, traffic, city…

Your Issues, Your Vote: Brown Hopes to Address Growth Opportunities With Third Term

In the run up to the 2017 election, we asked our readers and listeners what issues matter most to them. Every day, we ask candidates for their thoughts on healthcare, growth, traffic, city…

Grade Six Students Vote Following Candidate Forum

Today (October 12), grade six students from two local schools take part in the Students Votes Program. Students from Meadowbrook School and Helois Lorimer School will fill out ballots for mayor, city…

Your Issues, Your Vote: Astra Sees Traffic as Main Burden Associated with Growth

In the run up to the 2017 election, we asked our readers and listeners what issues matter most to them. Every day, we ask candidates for their thoughts on healthcare, growth, traffic, city…

Your Issues, Your Vote: Burley Says Respect a Key Value He'll Bring if Elected Mayor

In the run up to the 2017 election, we asked our readers and listeners what issues matter most to them. Every day, we ask candidates for their thoughts on healthcare, growth, traffic, city…

Your Issues, Your Vote: Biever Thinks Airdrie Needs Some Tweaks

In the run up to the 2017 election, we asked our readers and listeners what issues matter most to them. Every day, we ask candidates for their thoughts on healthcare, growth, traffic, city…

Your Issues, Your Vote: Lowing Wants to be Part of Airdrie's Solution

In the run up to the 2017 election, we asked our readers and listeners what issues matter most to them. Every day, we ask candidates for their thoughts on healthcare, growth, traffic, city…

First Day of Advanced Voting Sees Record Turnout

On Saturday (September 30), a record number of voters cast early ballots at City Hall on the first day of advanced voting.

Your Issues, Your Vote: Hunter Wants to Plan for Sustainable, Affordable Solutions

In the run up to the 2017 election, we asked our readers and listeners what issues matter most to them. Every day, we ask candidates for their thoughts on healthcare, growth, traffic, city…

Your Issues, Your Vote: Jones Says Planning for Today's Needs Results in Bandaid Solutions

In the run up to the 2017 election, we asked our readers and listeners what issues matter most to them. Every day, we ask candidates for their thoughts on healthcare, growth, traffic, city…

Your Issues, Your Vote: Benini Stands Firm On Unique Platform

In the run up to the 2017 election, we asked our readers and listeners what issues matter most to them. Every day, we ask candidates for their thoughts on healthcare, growth, traffic, city…

Your Issues, Your Vote: Taj Wants to Build Bridges Between Communities

In the run up to the 2017 election, we asked our readers and listeners what issues matter most to them. Every day, we ask candidates for their thoughts on healthcare, growth, traffic, city…

Your Issues, Your Vote: De Bokx Thinks Council Needs a Fresh Voice

In the run up to the 2017 election, we asked our readers and listeners what issues matter most to them. Every day, we ask candidates for their thoughts on healthcare, growth, traffic, city…

Candidates Present Platforms at Forum

Last night (October 3), candidates for Mayor, City Council and Rocky View Trustee presented their platforms and fielded questions at an all candidates forum hosted by the Airdrie Chamber of Commerce…

Your Issues, Your Vote: Coyle Wants to Take Proactive Approach if Elected to Council

In the run up to the 2017 election, we asked our readers and listeners what issues matter most to them. Every day, we ask candidates for their thoughts on healthcare, growth, traffic, city…

Your Issues, Your Vote: For Mercedes, All Issues Pale In Comparison to Need for Hospital and Shelter

In the run up to the 2017 election, we asked our readers and listeners what issues matter most to them. Every day, we ask candidates for their thoughts on healthcare, growth, traffic, city…

Your Issues, Your Vote: Traffic and Public Safety Top Priorities for Desrochers

In the run up to the 2017 election, we asked our readers and listeners what issues matter most to them. Every day, we ask candidates for their thoughts on healthcare, growth, traffic, city…

Your Issues, Your Vote: Bitz Believes Next Council Must Be Forward Thinking

In the run up to the 2017 election, we asked our readers and listeners what issues matter most to them. Every day, we ask candidates for their thoughts on healthcare, growth, traffic, city…

Your Issues, Your Vote: Hegg Hopes to Attract Post-Secondary Partnerships

In the run up to the 2017 election, we asked our readers and listeners what issues matter most to them. Every day, we ask candidates for their thoughts on healthcare, growth, traffic, city…

Your Issues, Your Vote: Traffic Safety and Multicultural Centre Key for McIntosh-Doell

In the run up to the 2017 election, we asked our readers and listeners what issues matter most to them. Every day, we ask candidates for their thoughts on healthcare, growth, traffic, city…

Your Issues, Your Vote: Gourlie Wants Increased Transparency and Efficiency

In the run up to the 2017 election, we asked our readers and listeners what issues matter most to them. Every day, we ask candidates for their thoughts on healthcare, growth, traffic, city…

Your Issues, Your Vote: Petrow Wants to take Proactive Approach to Issues

In the run up to the 2017 election, we asked our readers and listeners what issues matter most to them. Every day, we ask candidates for their thoughts on healthcare, growth, traffic, city…

City Hopes For Increased Voter Turnout

With just over two weeks until the election, the City is looking ahead and hoping to see an increase in voter turnout.

Your Issues, Your Vote: Dziaduck Believes Teamwork is Best For the City

In the run up to the 2017 election, we asked our readers and listeners what issues matter most to them. Every day, we ask candidates for their thoughts on healthcare, growth, traffic, city…

Your Issues, Your Vote: City Growth Main Focus of Proseilo's Campaign

In the run up to the 2017 election, we asked our readers and listeners what issues matter most to them. Every day, we ask candidates for their thoughts on healthcare, growth, traffic, city…

Advanced Voting Starts On Saturday

The municipal election is only 18 days away, but if you can't cast your ballot on October 16, you can still make sure your vote is counted.

Your Issues, Your Vote: Chapman Thinks Growth Presents Exciting Challenges

In the run up to the 2017 election, we asked our readers and listeners what issues matter most to them. Every day, we ask candidates for their thoughts on healthcare, growth, traffic, city…

Your Issues, Your Vote: Blackwell Says City Needs To Stick to Plans

In the run up to the 2017 election, we asked our readers and listeners what issues matter most to them. Every day, we ask candidates for their thoughts on healthcare, growth, traffic, city…

No Special Penalties If Candidates Remove Opponent's Signs

Unverified reports last week that a candidate was going around removing his opponent's election signs sparked conversations on social media about the repercussions for such behaviour.

Your Issues, Your Vote: Northey Says Airdrie is at a Crossroads

In the run up to the 2017 election, we asked our readers and listeners what issues matter most to them. Every day, we ask candidates for their thoughts on healthcare, growth, traffic, city…

Your Issues, Your Vote: Kolson Focused on Airdrie as a Whole

In the run up to the 2017 election, we asked our readers and listeners what issues matter most to them. Every day, we ask candidates for their thoughts on healthcare, growth, traffic, city…

Your Issues, Your Vote: Women's Shelter Top of Skibington-Roffel's List

In the run up to the 2017 election, we asked our readers and listeners what issues matter most to them. Every day, we ask candidates for their thoughts on healthcare, growth, traffic, city…

Spratt Hopes to Offer New Perspective to RVS Board

Expect to see Jason Spratt's name on the ballot for Ward 3 Trustee when you go to vote on October 16. Spratt is one of five candidates seeking the three Rocky View Trustee seats available in Airdrie.

Unofficial Candidate Lists Released After Nomination Day

The 2017 election season is officially underway after candidates for mayor, council and trustee filed their paperwork and formalized their candidacy yesterday (September 18).

2017 Election Officially Starts with Nomination Day

Airdrie's election season officially begins today (September 18) as candidates will make their way to City Hall and file their paperwork on Nomination Day.

Desrochers Enters The Council Race

Another name will be on the ballot come October 16th.

Forum Sees Candidates Address Arts and Culture

Last night (September 15), thirteen candidates for council and mayor addressed issues surrounding arts and culture in Airdrie at a forum hosted by Creative Airdrie at the Hampton Inn & Suites.

Biever Tosses Hat Into Mayoral Ring

The mayoral race is heating up in Airdrie, and now a fifth candidate has announced his intention to run.

Jones Announces City Council Campaign

Nomination day is coming up quickly for the 2017 municipal election, and another candidate has come forward for City Council.

Mayor Brown Will Run For Reelection

Earlier today (September 12) Mayor Peter Brown announced that he will run in the October 16th election.

Hegg Announces Reelection Campaign

A long time City Councillor has announced his intentions to run for a fifth term.

Thursfield Running For School Trustee

You can add another name to the ballot for Rocky View School Trustees at the October 16th election.

Hunter Will Seek Third Term on City Council

Councillor Allan Hunter has announced that he will seek another term on City Council in the upcoming election.

Chapman Seeking Re-Election In Municipal Election

A long time City Councillor will run for a third term in the upcoming civic election.

Bowen To Run For Local School Board

A local mother is putting her name forward for Ward 3 Trustee for Rocky View in the upcoming election.

Brand Will Seek Re-election as Ward 3 Trustee

Rocky View Trustee Todd Brand will run for re-election to the school board in the upcoming municipal election.

Belyk Seeks Reelection to City Council

Councillor Darrell Belyk announced Sunday (July 30) that he will be seeking re-election for Airdrie's City Council.

Petrow Declares Candidacy for Council

The City Council race for the upcoming municipal election continues to heat up, with another candidate entering the fray.

Proseilo Seeking Council Seat

As the fall's municipal election draws nearer, another candidate has thrown her hat into the ring for City Council.

Fiander Withdraws from Council Race

The City Council ballot for the upcoming municipal election has thinned out a bit.

Blackwell Makes Campaign Change

On Wednesday (June 7), Charlotte Blackwell announced her decision to suspend her mayoral campaign for the upcoming fall election. Instead, she will run for City Council.

Lowing Stands Up For Airdrie Council

If he wins a seat on City Council in the October 16th municipal election, Tim Lowing may be able to bring a little levity to council meetings.

Astra Focusing On Traffic Concerns In Run For Mayor

The lineup in the starting blocks for the mayor's race in Airdrie is becoming crowded.

Longtime Councillor Will Run for Mayor

Deputy Mayor Fred Burley has served on City Council since 2002, and now he's ready to make the next step.

Former Volunteer of the Year Enters Mayoral Race

The mayoral race continues to heat up in Airdrie, with another candidate declaring her intent to run.

Blackwell to Run in Mayoral Race

Another candidate has tossed her hat into the ring for the mayoral race.

Gourlie Enters Council Race

Another candidate has entered the race for City Council.

Skibington-Roffel Enters City Council Race

Another candidate has thrown her hat in the ring for this year's municipal election.

Barton Enters the Mayoral Race

The municipal election is still a long ways off, but one candidate has already thrown her hat into the ring for Mayor.

Fiander Joins the Race

He has been in Airdrie for nearly 40 years and now he's ready for a big step.

DiscoverWestman.com is Westman's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

Login