Check out The Nonprofit Vote Municipal Vote Kit resources below to create your vote plan, engage your organization, and get your community involved in the voting process. Don't forget to share this link with your colleagues and neighbours!
Before you dive in to the Vote Kit – make sure to pledge your vote with the Wood Buffalo #nonprofitsvote campaign pledge if you haven't already!
Share your pledge with others!
There are many ways to get social this election and share your pledge – and ask others to pledge, too.
- Tell others about the campaign with this email template and sample social media posts.
- Update your Facebook profile with one of the #nonprofitsvote Facebook cover images.
- Print your #nonprofitsvote decal to display at the office, or at home!
- Print your own #nonprofitsvote stickers with this Avery template (22830).
- Print out this tent card for your desk – start the conversation with your colleagues, friends, and others who access nonprofits!
Get informed so you can vote with confidence.
Know who is running and be prepared to ask candidates important questions about how they plan to support social profits.
- Check out the candidates for council, Mayor, and school board (public and separate).
- Check out the referendum questions that will be on your ballot on October 18.
- Read information on candidates for Senate, which will be a separate ballot at the time you vote in the municipal election.
Plan Your Vote
Prepare the when, how, and where of your personal vote plan.
What is my ward? There are 11 positions on Council: the Mayor, who is elected at large, and 10 Councillors, who are elected under a ward system as follows:
- Ward 1 (Fort McMurray) – 6 Councillors
- Ward 2 (Fort Chipewyan, Fort Fitzgerald, Fort McKay) – 2 Councillors
- Ward 3 (Draper, Saprae Creek Estates) – 1 Councillor
- Ward 4 (Anzac, Conklin, Gregoire Lake Estates, Janvier) – 1 Councillor
- Who are the candidates in my ward? Click here for the most up to date list of candidates who are running or seeking to run in the next municipal election.
- When do I vote? Election Day is Monday, October 18, 2021. Advance Poll Days are October 4 – October 15.
Am I eligible to vote? You are eligible to vote in the October 18, 2021 election, if ALL the following apply:
- Have not voted before in this election;
At least 18 years of age;
- A Canadian citizen;
- Live in Alberta;
- Reside in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo and the ward for which I am casting by ballot on election day; and
Produce proper identification for inspection.
- For a list of voter identification requirements, click here.
Vote and help others to vote during advance polls, and election day!
- Remind others to vote with this email template.
- Share your “I voted” story on social media using the #nonprofitsvote hashtag.
- Follow the #nonprofitsvote hashtag to keep up with the campaign during election time!
Wood Buffalo #nonprofitsvote is a nonpartisan effort led by Fuse Social. The #nonprofitsvote materials are not intended to endorse or oppose political candidates or parties.