You are eligible to vote if you:
In order to vote, you must prove your identity and address.
Electors may vote after producing government issued identification containing the elector’s photograph, current address and name. Electors who are unable to produce government issued identification, must produce one piece of identification (as approved by Chief Electoral Commissioner under the Election Act) that establishes a person name and current address.
Not sure if you have the right identification? Review the Authorized Identification (pdf) list to confirm.
If you are only living in Red Deer temporarily (example: just for the school year) and you normally live in another community, plan to return home to vote or contact your home municipality for voting options.
According to section 58(1) of the Local Authorities Election Act, any employee who is eligible to vote has the right to three consecutive hours for voting while their voting station is open.
If the hours of an employee's employment do not allow for three consecutive hours, the employer shall allow the employee any additional time for voting in order to provide for the three consecutive hours. The additional time for voting is granted at the convenience of the employer.
No deduction in pay or any penalty will be imposed on an employee in order to provide the three consecutive hours to vote.
Example: if your normal workday begins at 2 p.m. you would not be eligible for paid time off since you had three hours prior to the start of your work day to vote; similarly, if your normal work day ends at 5 p.m., with voting stations closing at 8 p.m., you would have three uninterrupted hours in which to vote so you would not be eligible for paid time off.
A student is someone who:
If you are only living in Red Deer temporarily (e.g. just for the school year) and you normally live in another community, plan to return home to vote or contact your home municipality for voting options.