Election 2017

Morinville votes

After two advanced polls Oct. 4 and 14, polls opened Monday, Oct. 16 and residents voted in Morinville’s latest civic election. With an estimated 6,185 eligible voters, turnout reached 23 per cent, which is 18 per cent lower than the 2013 election, which saw 41 per cent turnout and 20 per cent lower than 2010, which saw 43 per cent turnout. […]

Election 2017

Ask-a-Candidate: Morinville Councillor Candidates answer a simple question: Why them?

With the municipal election a little under one week away, candidates are no doubt preparing for a final push to earn your vote. They’ve knocked on doors and put up signs, they’ve answered questions up on stage at the MCCC and talked, one-on-one, with residents at the library. Each of the candidates are hoping you will see them as the best person for the job, and they’ve been out in the community trying to tell you why. […]

Election 2017

Ask-a-Candidate: Morinville councillor candidates look ahead at the next four years

In the upcoming municipal election, there are seven candidates running for the six councillor positions available in Morinville. These candidates are hoping to serve residents for the next four years, a job that will take a lot of their time, that will require much effort, and one that will make them responsible for guiding and shaping the future and direction of the community. […]

Election 2017

McDougall enters Morinville Council Race

In a last minute decision, Morinville resident Neil McDougall decided to include his name on the ballot for the upcoming municipal election. “I found out as late as [the Saturday before Nomination Day] that only six people were likely going to run for the six [councillor] positions that were available,” he explained. “…I think the people of Morinville deserve to have a choice, rather than simply having Council established by acclamation…Though there’s not a lot to choose from, at least now people will still get to have a bit of a choice.”
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Election 2017

Boutestein hoping for third straight term on Morinville’s Council

Coun. Nicole Boutestein’s name will appear on the ballot during Morinville’s next municipal election; she said running again was an easy decision to make. “Quite a while ago, I think even at the beginning of this year, I decided I would run again…The Town is in such a huge transition period right now, and I don’t want to lose any of the momentum we have going,” she noted. […]