Election 2017


October 16, 2017


Voter identification required

Every elector who attends a voting station or applies for a special ballot must produce the following identification to be permitted to vote:

  • one (1) piece of identification issued by a Canadian government, whether federal, provincial or local, or an agency of that government, that contains a photograph of the elector and his or her name, current address and age


  • two (2) pieces of identification authorized by the Chief Electoral Officer under the Election Act for the purposes of section 95(1)(a)(ii) of that Act that establishes the elector’s name and current address; of which one piece of identification must also establish an elector’s age.

Click here for a detailed list of approved identification.


Voter eligibility

To be eligible to vote in the 2017 Municipal Election, you must be:

(a) 18 years of age or older
(b) a Canadian citizen
(c) have resided in Alberta for six consecutive months immediately preceding election day, and
(d) a current resident of Airdrie on election day.


Advance Vote days

Any person authorized to vote on Election Day is authorized to vote at an Advance Vote. The City of Airdrie’s Advance Votes will take place in Council Chambers in City Hall, 400 Main ST SE on:

  • Saturday, September 30, 2017 -- 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 11, 2017 -- 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Election Day - Monday, October 16, 2017

Every voting station will open promptly at 6:30 a.m. and be kept open continuously until 8 p.m.

Voting subdivisionVoting stationAddress
1 Rocky View School Division Administration Building 2651 Chinook Winds Drive SW
2 Town & Country Centre 275 Jensen Drive NE
3 Genesis Place 800 East Lake Boulevard SE


To learn more about what voting subdivision you live in and what voting station you should visit on election day please take a look at our Voting Subdivision Boundary Map. 

*Please note that 8 Street and the QEII are boundary lines for voting subdivisions.


Mail in ballots will be available only for electors unable to vote on Election Day or at an advance vote due to a physical incapacity, absence from Airdrie or because they are a returning officer, deputy returning officer, constable, candidate, official agent or scrutineer who may be located at a voting station other than their designated voting station on Election Day.

Applications for a mail in ballot may be made:

  • In writing by mail to 400 Main Street SE, Airdrie, AB T4B 3C3, Attention: Legislative Services;
  • In person to City Hall at 400 Main Street SE, Airdrie, AB;
  • By facsimile/telecopier to 403-948-6567, Attention: Legislative Services;
  • By email to legislative.services@airdrie.ca 
  • By telephone to 403-948-8816.

Once your application has been received and processed and you receive your special ballot package, please ensure that you follow all instructions carefully (including ensuring that your completed ballot is accompanied by a photocopy of acceptable identification) and that you allow sufficient time for the completed ballot to be returned to City Hall and received by the Returning Officer by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, October 13, 2017. Ballots received after 4:30 p.m., October 13, 2017 cannot be accepted.


Contact us

Legislative Services

P. 403.948.8800

F. 403.948.6567