City Hall

2018 Elections

For information on the 2018 Election results, go to MBVotes.ca.

NOTICE OF ELECTION

 CITY OF WINKLER

Notice is hereby given that the following candidates have been elected by acclamation:

For the office of Mayor:

Harder, Martin

Notice is hereby given that a vote of the City of Winkler will be taken to elect Councillors from the following duly nominated candidates.

For the offices of Councillor:
(click on a candidate below for more details)

Fehr, Don

Grenier, Michael

Friesen, Jerry

Froese, Andrew

Plett, Marvin

Siemens, Henry

Cruickshank, Don

Zehri, Zahid

Bueckert, Karina

 

NOTICE OF PLEBISCITE

ON THE LOCAL RETAIL SALE OF CANNABIS

Notice is hereby given that a vote of THE CITY OF WINKLER will be taken to determine whether the retail sale of cannabis will be permitted within the municipality.

Voters will be asked the following question:

Should licensed retail cannabis stores be allowed in the City of Winkler?

  • Yes, they should be allowed.
  • No, they should not be allowed.

Voting opportunities will occur at the same time as the 2018 general municipal election.

VOTING PLACE

Voting place will be open for voting on Wednesday, the 24th day of October, 2018 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. at Winkler Elementary School.

IDENTIFICATION MAY BE REQUIRED BEFORE BEING ALLOWED TO VOTE. A person may be required to produce one piece of government issued photo identification (for example - driver’s license or passport) or at least two other documents that provide proof of identity.

ADVANCE VOTING

For the purpose of accommodating persons who are qualified to vote, but who have reason to believe that they will be absent or otherwise unable to attend their proper voting place on election day, an advance voting opportunity will be located at Council Chambers at City Hall, 185 Main Street, and will be open October 17th, 2018 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.

MOBILE VOTING

For the purpose of accommodating persons who are qualified to vote, but reside at a health care facility, a mobile voting station will be set up at the following health care facilities on Election Day:

1. Boundary Trails Health Centre (Meeting Room) 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

2. Eden Mental Health Centre (Gym) 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

3. Salem Home (Heritage Room) 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

APPLICATION TO VOTE BY SEALED ENVELOPE

A voter who is unable to go in person to the voting place or vote in advance, may apply in person, in writing, or by fax to the senior election official at 185 Main Street, Winkler, MB R6W 1B4, fax:(204) 325-5915.

If applying in person*, a voter may apply between September 26th, 2018 and October 21st, 2018.

* A voter applying in person may pick up a sealed envelope ballot package at the time of application.

If applying by mail or fax**, a voter may apply between July 26th, 2018 and October 21st, 2018.

** A voter applying by mail or fax will receive a sealed envelope ballot package by regular post, or by making alternative arrangements with the senior election official.

Barb Dyck

Senior Election Official

City of Winkler

Ph:(204) 325-9524

Fax: (204) 325-9524

Municipal Elections are held on the fourth Wednesday in October every four years.  The next general municipal election will be held on Wednesday, October 24th, 2018.