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Nomination Day: Candidates Officially Submit Paperwork For Municipal Election

Fort McMurray, AB, Canada / MIX 103.7
Nomination Day: Candidates Officially Submit Paperwork For Municipal Election

People vying to become mayor, councillor or school board trustee have officially filed their nomination papers kicking off October’s municipal election.

Candidates had until noon Monday to submit their paperwork, however, they have until 12 p.m. Tuesday to withdraw their application.

Four men will be looking to become the next mayor of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, 13 candidates will try to win one of six Ward 1 seats, six people are battling for two Ward 2 seats, while residents in Ward 3 and 4 will each get two people to choose from.

Here’s the complete list of candidates:


Ward 1

Ward 2

  • David Blair
  • Julia Cardinal
  • Scott Flett
  • Bruce Inglis
  • Dan Mercredi
  • Claris Voyageur

Ward 3

Ward 4

In addition to electing council members, residents with children in the Fort McMurray Public or Catholic School District will also get to elect board members for both districts.

Fort McMurray Catholic School District Board of Trustees

  • Behrisch, Kirk
  • Galenzoski, Paula Janine
  • Harrison, Matthew
  • Hoffman, Anthony
  • Langmead, Cathie
  • McGrath, Keith
  • Tran, Christine Hernani
  • Yaro, Robert

Fort McMurray Public School District Board of Trustees

  • Adams, Angela
  • Dogar, M. Shafiq
  • Drover, Stephen
  • Lambert, Jonathan
  •  Maher, Solange
  • Mywaart, Linda
  • O’Hara, Tim
  • Rizzuto, Dan

The election day is October 16. Advanced polls are scheduled for October 7 – 14.

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