Municipal Election

2021 Elections Results

The voter turnout for the 2021 Municipal Election is 1,478. Jasper residents elected the following Mayor and Council to serve the community until October 2025: 

Mayor: 

  • Richard Ireland

Councillors: 

  • Rico Damota
  • Wendy Hall
  • Helen Kelleher-Empey
  • Ralph Melnyk
  • Kathleen Waxer
  • Scott Wilson

Election results are now official. 

2021 Municipal Elections Results (PDF)

This page can be viewed in multiple languages: French, Spanish, Tagalog

CANDIDATES

At the close of nominations at on September 20, 11 candidates for Council and three (3) candidates for Mayor have filed nomination papers with the Returning Officer. 

Candidates for Mayor:
BUTLER, Paul
BYRD, Basil
IRELAND, Richard*

*incumbent

Candidates for Councillor:
ARKINSTALL, Thomas
DAMOTA, Rico*
HALL, Wendy
KELLEHER-EMPEY, Helen*
LETTNER, Stephanie
MCLACHLAN, Elizabeth (Beth)
MELNYK, Ralph
ROBINSON, Anita
STOCKFISH, Jason Richard
WAXER, Kathleen
WILSON, Scott* 

*incumbent

In addition to voting for the Mayor (1) and Councillor (6) positions, Jasperites will have the opportunity to vote for senate nominees as well as provincial referendum questions on whether to remove the principle of equalization payments from Canada’s constitution; and whether Alberta should remain on Daylight Saving Time (summer hours) year-round, for a total of four (4) votes.

VOTER ELIGIBILITY AND I.D. REQUIREMENTS

VOTING

In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, two advance votes will be held in the fall of 2021.

ADVANCE VOTE 

  • Wednesday, October 6 from 3:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Wednesday, October 13 form 3:00pm to 8:00pm

Voting Station: Jasper Activity Centre (multipurpose hall)

ELECTION DAY

 
  • Monday, October 18 from 10:00am to 8:00pm
Voting Station: Jasper Activity Centre (multipurpose hall)

Live results will be posted on our website after the voting station closes on Monday, October 18. 

SPECIAL BALLOTS 

Requests for special ballots closed on October 8, 2021. 

INSTITUTIONAL VOTE

Two election clerks will be present to assist any individual who is a resident of the Municipality of Jasper, and a resident of one of the below, to cast his or her vote:

Seton Hospital
Wednesday, October 13, 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Alpine Summit Seniors Lodge
Wednesday, October 13, 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Pine Grove Seniors Manor
Wednesday, October 13, 5:00pm to 7:00pm