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Posted on: June 30, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Town Of Creston By-Election To Be Held September 18, 2021

Today, Town Council appointed Kirsten Dunbar as the Chief Election Officer and Marsha Neufeld and Donna Cassel as the Deputy Election Officers to lead the upcoming by-election resulting from the resignation of Councillors Karen Unruh and Ellen Tzakis earlier this spring. 

General voting day will be Saturday, September 18, 2021 from 8 am – 8 pm at the Upper Rotacrest Hall, 239-19 Ave., Creston.   Advance Voting will take place on Wednesday September 1 and Wednesday September 8, 2021 from 8 am – 8 pm at the Upper Rotacrest Hall.  

Qualified candidates interested in putting their name forward for office in the Town of Creston 2021 by-election must submit their required nomination package during Candidate Nomination Period, which begins on August 3rd 2021 at 9 am and concludes at 4 pm on August 13, 2021. 

Those interested in voting in the by-election should ensure they are eligible to vote and are registered. In accordance with the Local Government Act and the Town of Creston’s Local Government Election and Assent Voting Bylaw No. 1926, 2021 the Town of Creston will be using the Provincial Voters list as the register of resident electors.  Advance elector registration will be accepted until July 27, 2021.  New elector registration will also be accepted on advance and general voting days.  

To find out if you are currently registered and eligible to vote as a resident or non-resident property elector, or for further information related to the Candidate Nomination Period please email, phone 250-428-2214, or visit Town Hall at 238-10th Avenue North. 

All legislated notices containing important dates and announcements respecting the by-election will be advertised in the Creston Valley Advance as well as posted on the Town of Creston’s website. 

Important Dates: 

Candidate Nomination Period candidate nomination packages will be accepted from 9 am, August 3 until 4 pm, August 13, 2021

Public Declaration of Candidates will take place after the close of the Candidate Nomination Period on August 13, 2021

Advance Voting Days will be held on Wednesday, September 1 and Wednesday, September 8, 2021 from 8 am – 8 pm at Upper Rotacrest Hall.

General Voting Day will be held on Saturday, September 18, 2021 from 8 am – 8 pm at Upper Rotacrest Hall.

Special Voting Opportunities for residents, patients and employees of Swan Valley Lodge, Crestview Village and Creston Valley Hospital are also being arranged. 

For more information contact:

Kirsten Dunbar, Chief Election Officer                       Marsha Neufeld, Deputy Election Officer

Phone: 250-428-2214, ext. 210                                 Phone: 250-428-2214, ext. 120

Email:                            Email: 


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