NOTICE OF POLLS 2021 MUNICIPAL BY-ELECTION

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PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that a poll has been granted for the election of:

Mayor (1): City of Moose Jaw;

and that except where noted, voting will take place on Wednesday, the 3rd day of November 2021, from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the polling places listed below.

REGULAR POLLS
The following Regular Polls are open on By-Election Day from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.:

Poll #1 Moose Jaw Exhibition Convention Centre 250 Thatcher Drive East
Poll #2 Church of Our Lady 566 Vaughan Street
Poll #3 Cosmo Senior Citizens Centre 235 3rd Avenue NE
Poll #4 Minto United Church 1036 7th Avenue NW

ADVANCE POLLS
An Advance Poll has been established at Cosmo Senior Citizens Centre and at City Hall as follows:

Poll #5 Voting at Advance Polls will take place at Cosmo Senior Citizens Centre, 235 3rd Ave. N.E:

  • 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 26, 2021
  • 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 27, 2021
  • 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 28, 2021

Voting at Advance Polls will take place at City Hall, 2nd Floor, 228 Main St. N.

  • 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 30, 2021

SPECIAL POLL
Poll #6 Dr. F. H. Wigmore Regional Hospital 55 Diefenbaker Dr.
A Special Poll has been established at the location listed above. Voting at the Special Poll takes place on By-Election Day, Wednesday, November 3, 2021. Only persons receiving care at the location listed above at which the Special Poll is established, may vote at the Special Poll.

MOBILE POLL
Poll #7 Mobile Poll By Application Only

If you are unable to attend at an established polling place because of a physical disability or limited mobility, or because you are a resident caregiver of a person who cannot do so, you can arrange for election officials to come to your home to take your vote. Electors wishing to apply for this service must complete an application form and forward it to the City Clerk’s Office by Monday, October 25, 2021 by 12:00 Noon. Application forms are available online and from the Office of the City Clerk, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 228 Main Street North, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. Applications must be approved by the Returning Officer and will be notified of their entitlement to vote at the Mobile Poll.

MAIL-IN BALLOTS
Any eligible voter may vote by mail-in ballot. You are required to submit a registration form, witness declaration, and provide a mailing address of the location you will be during the By-Election. The application deadline for mail-in ballots received electronically and by mail is Tuesday, October 12, 2021. The deadline for mail-in ballots applied for in person at City Hall is Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. Once the ballots have been prepared, a ballot and instructions will be mailed to the address provided. It is the responsibility of the voter to return the ballot to City Hall no later than 8:00 p.m. on By-Election Day, Wednesday, November 3, 2021. Ballots received after 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 will be marked as spoiled.

Council permits residents who are receiving care in a personal care facility or similar institution situated within the municipality to vote in the By-election by mail-in ballot. The Returning Officer will facilitate the use of mail-in ballots for residents in consultation with the Administrators each of the following facilities:

  • Providence Place
  • High Park Towers
  • Bentley Retirement Community
  • Temple Towers
  • Pioneer Housing Association
  • Victoria Towers
  • Extendicare/Moose Jaw
  • Heritage Place
  • Chez Nous Senior Citizens Home
  • Timothy Eaton’s Centre
  • Capilano Court
  • Crescent Park Retirement Villa
  • Mulberry Estates Retirement
  • West Park Crossing
  • Chateau St. Michael
  • Points West Living

IDENTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
In order to vote, you must have the following:

  1. One government-issued identification that contains a photograph of the elector AND the name of the elector AND the address of the elector. (eg. Saskatchewan Driver’s License, Saskatchewan ID Card or other valid government issued photo ID).
    OR
  2. Two pieces of identification which both show the name of the elector, and at least one of which also establishes their address.
    For further details of identification requirements visit our website at www.moosejaw.ca.

BY-ELECTION RESULTS
The result of the By-Election will be declared at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 5, 2021 in Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 228 Main Street North, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.

For all your By-Election questions, please contact the By-Election office at 306-694-4426 or visit our website at www.moosejaw.ca.

Dated at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, this 6th day of October 2021.
Tracy Wittke, Returning Officer