PSA: Vote from your car during Advance Polls

Issued October 18, 2016Planning on voting early at Advance Polls this week? Make it even easier by voting from the comfort of your vehicle!Back by popular demand, the drive-thru poll on McIntyre Street (next to City Hall) is another way Elections Regina makes voting easy and accessible.The drive-thru poll is open from 7 a.m. to …

Advisory: Election Day Coverage

Issued October 24, 2016As #ReginaVotes in the 2016 Municipal/School Board election this Wednesday, media are invited to cover all the action.Poll accessOn E-Day, media wishing to cover a polling station must first report-in with the Poll Supervisor.Media are authorized to photograph/film the voting process without obstructing it or jeopardizing the secrecy of electors’ votes.Officials working …

PSA: Voters reminded to take advantage of Advance Polls this week

Issued October 17, 2016Why not vote early and beat the rush on October 26?As another way to make voting easy and accessible, Elections Regina will hold Advance Polls at five locations across the city between Wednesday, October 19 and Saturday, October 22. All polling locations (Advance Polls and Election Day) are wheelchair accessible.Eligible voters can …

Elections Regina encourages residents who may not have received a voter information card to vote at Advance Polls this week

Issued October 19, 2016Anyone unsure of where to vote should seize the opportunity to use Advance Polls across the city today through Saturday.“The advantage of early voting is that you can vote at any one of our Advance Poll locations, no matter where you live,” said Jim Nicol, Chief Returning Officer.Advance Polls are open from …

Councillor Race in Ward 9

Issued October 17, 2016Further to the recent passing of Ward 9 candidate Terry Hincks, Elections Regina will follow the procedure outlined in Saskatchewan’s Local Government Election Act.When a candidate passes away prior to the close of voting on Election Day, they are deemed to have withdrawn from the race, however, their name will remain on …

PSA: Deadline to apply for Mobile Poll is tomorrow

Issued October 4, 2016Voters are reminded that tomorrow is the deadline to apply for a Mobile Poll.If you’re an eligible voter who cannot make it to a poll due to physical disability or limited mobility, you can ask for one to come to you. So can resident caregivers of such voters.Application forms are available for …

Advisory: Election results event in Henry Baker Hall

Issued October 25, 2016The public and candidates in the Regina Municipal/School Board election are invited to observe live results at City Hall tomorrow night.As #ReginaVotes comes to a close, election results will be screened in Henry Baker Hall (HBH) as data from voting tabulation machines is transmitted shortly after 8 p.m.Media will be on hand …

Elections Regina launches new website to help make voting easy and accessible

Elections Regina has launched a new website to provide eligible voters with everything they need to cast a ballot in this year’s Municipal/School Board election.“An effective website is vital to ensuring every eligible voter knows how and where to vote,” says Jim Nicol, Chief Returning Officer. “The website is a convenient, accessible source of answers …

PSA: Voters can ride Regina Transit for free tomorrow

Issued October 25, 2016Elections Regina reminds voters that Regina Transit is free to ride to the polls on Election Day.Free service is available to conventional and Paratransit customers, and includes return trips. Just tell the driver you’re going to vote!Polls open tomorrow at 9 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. All polling locations are wheelchair …

Regina City Council Sworn In

Issued November 7, 2016The swearing in of Regina’s newest City Council took place tonight in Henry Baker Hall at City Hall. The 11 members, comprised of mayor and 10 city councillors, swore their oaths before The Honourable Mr. Justice Darin Chow of the Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench.  “We are poised to make some very …

Message to Ward 6 Voters

September 29, 2016We want residents of Ward 6 to know we hear and appreciate your concerns regarding the location of polling station #17. Some of you feel Eastview Community Centre is prohibitively distant to voters in the west part of the polling area.We will be implementing a special free charter bus to shuttle voters from …

PSA: No voter information card? No problem!

Issued October 18, 2016Voter information cards were mailed to eligible voters the week of September 26, but are not a requirement to vote.Here’s all you need to cast a ballot for Regina’s future:1) Advance Poll locations/times and a few minutes this weekThe advantage of early voting is that you can vote at any one of …

PSA: Special Shuttle to Polling Station #17 on October 26

Issued October 3, 2016To accommodate concerns that Eastview Community Centre is prohibitively distant to voters in the west part of the polling area, Elections Regina will run a special charter bus to shuttle voters to that location on Election Day, October 26.These buses will be marked as “Charter Poll 17” at the front.We look forward …

Elections Regina issues call for nominations

Issued: September 1, 2016Elections Regina is now calling for nominations for the 2016 Municipal/School Board elections.Anyone wishing to run for office must submit a nomination form within the official Nomination Period: Tuesday, September 6 to Wednesday, September 21, 2016.Nomination forms and an extensive “Information for Candidates” package are available on ElectionsRegina.ca or at the Elections …

PSA: Voter Information Cards land in mailboxes this week

Issued September 28Wondering when and where to vote in the upcoming Municipal/School Board election on October 26? Elections Regina has you covered.Voter Information Cards are being mailed to eligible voters in Regina between Monday and Friday this week. Cards provide all the information needed to cast a ballot.No card? No problem. Voters can use the …

PSA: On your mark, get set, #ReginaVotes!

Issued October 24, 2016Elections Regina reminds eligible voters to take a few minutes to shape your city this Wednesday.This year, we have taken several measures to ensure it is easy and accessible to cast a ballot for Regina’s future. On October 26, regular polls will open at 9 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. All …

Notice of Advance Polls

Elections Regina will hold Advance Polls at five (5) locations across the city between Wednesday, October 19 and Saturday, October 22. All polling locations (Advance Polls and Election Day) are wheelchair accessible.Eligible voters can take advantage of Advance Polls as follows: For more information on the 2016 Regina Municipal/School Board election, visit ElectionsRegina.ca or call …

Advisory: Candidates invited to learn about running in local election

Issued: September 9, 2016Elections Regina will host a come-and-go information night on September 13 for anyone interested in running for Mayor, Councillor or School Board Trustee in the upcoming Municipal/School Board election on October 26.Election Coordinator, Amber Ackerman, and Chief Returning Officer, Jim Nicol, will speak to process and procedures; a former councillor, public school …