Municipal By-Election 2023
The Town of Hinton Municipal by-election will be held on Thursday, November 16, 2023.
The Town of Hinton’s Chief Administrative Officer, Jordan Panasiuk, states, “On behalf of the Town of Hinton, I would like to extend our sincere appreciation to all the candidates who stepped forward in this by-election and their willingness to serve our community. I also want to thank the residents of Hinton for their active participation in the democratic process and the dedicated staff and election workers who ensured the election was a success.
As we look ahead, there's a sense of optimistic anticipation for what the remainder of this Council's term holds. We are committed to working collaboratively with Council to serve the people of Hinton to the best of our abilities, fostering a future that continues to thrive and reflect the values and aspirations of our community.”
The Town of Hinton extends heartfelt thanks to all the candidates who participated in the 2023 Municipal By-Election. Their commitment to serving the community is greatly appreciated. We are pleased to announce the unofficial results of the election.
- Unofficial Results
- Election Candidates
- Important Dates
- Voter Information
- Information for Candidates
- Additional Resources
The by-election was held to fill one Mayoral and one Councillor position.
Official Results tallies are as follows:
- Nicholas Nissen: 676
- Brian LaBerge: 496
- Mike Storey: 355
- Kristen Lee Chambers: 808
Voter Turnout: A total of 1,184 residents cast their votes in this election, showcasing the community's active involvement in local governance.
Further Information: The swearing-in ceremony will be at the November 21, 2023, Regular Meeting of Council at 4 pm.
The Town is committed to transparency and integrity in the electoral process and looks forward to the contributions of the newly elected officials in leading Hinton towards continued growth and success.
Electors will be voting for 1 (one) Mayor
- Brian LaBerge
Electors will be voting for 1 (one) Councillor
- Kristen Lee Chambers
Get to know the Candidates
@ The Government Centre, 131 Civic Centre Road
- November 4, 2023: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
- November 8, 2023: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
@ The Hinton Centre (965 Switzer Drive)
- November 16, 2023: Election Day 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
In accordance with section 47(1) of LAEA, a person is eligible to vote in an election if the person
- is at least 18 years old,
- is a Canadian citizen, and
- resides in Alberta and the person's place of residence is located in the local jurisdiction on election day
To vote, you must prove your identity and current address.
To do this, you may:
- Provide one piece of Government-issued photo ID, including your full name, current address, and photo
- Provide two pieces of ID, both containing your full name, and with one showing your current physical address
- Have another registered elector in your voting area vouch for you
- Have an authorized signatory complete an attestation form
- Voter Identification Requirments
Voting Time for Employees
Information for Candidates
Form of nomination; section 27 (LAEA) lists all requirements every nomination of a candidate must adhere to. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure accuracy of nomination. Municipal election forms may also be found on the Government of Alberta here: Municipal election forms | Alberta.ca
Printed nomination packages including the required forms are available at the Government Centre.