City of Chestermere News

Posted on: October 16, 2017

2017 Election Results

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The initial unofficial results for the 2017 Election for the City of Chestermere’s new Mayor and Council have been compiled.

The unofficial results for the City of Chestermere for the 2017-2021 term of office are:

Mayoral Candidates
Number of Votes
Bhatti, Khaleel
Blanchard, Ray
*Chalmers, Marshall
Hodgson, Jeff
Roch, Ryan

* Indicates candidate has been elected

Councillor Candidates
Number of Votes
Amoruso, Greg
*Bold, Laurie
*Burness, Cathy
Fleger, Tommy
*Foat, Mel
Funk, Blaine
Gill, Mo
Kardash, Anna
Kersch, Allan
*Narayan, Ritesh
Schell, Laurianne
Taylor, Amy
Thompson, Clayton James
*Wagner, Yvette
*Young, Michelle

* Indicates candidate has been elected


Just under 5000 residents of the City of Chestermere cast their ballots. This is a significant increase in voter turnout from the 2013 election where only 2571 residents voted.

Pursuant to Section 98 of the Local Authorities Election Act, and under certain circumstances, the Returning Officer may conduct a recount in the 44 hours immediately following the closing of voting stations. If a recount is conducted, the Returning Officer will notify any candidates that may be affected.

At 12 noon on October 20, the Returning Officer shall post the official results at City Hall and announce the final, official results of the election.

After the election, all candidates must remove all election signage within 7 days. Those candidates who were accepting campaign contributions must file a campaign disclosure statement on or before March 1, 2018.

Those candidates who have been elected will take their Oath of Office on Monday, October 23 and officially begin their term of office. The public is welcome to attend.

We would like to thank all the residents who took the time to come and vote.

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