Municipal By-Election 2023

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.

  1. Unofficial Results
  2. Election Candidates
  3. Important Dates
  4. Voter Information
  5. Information for Candidates
  6. Additional Resources

The by-election was held to fill one Mayoral and one Councillor position. 

Official Results tallies are as follows:

  • Mayor:
    • Nicholas Nissen: 676
    • Brian LaBerge: 496
  • Councillor:
    • 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.

For more Information

  1. By-Election November 16

    Returning Officer / Legislative Services Clerk


    131 Civic Centre Road

    2nd Floor

    Hinton, AB T7V 2E5

    Ph: 780-865-6040

    Fx: 780-865-5706


    Monday - Friday

    8 a.m. - 4 p.m.