Candidates for 2021 Municipal Election Announced

Candidates for 2021 Municipal Election Announced

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The official list of candidates for the 2021 Municipal Election in the City of Grande Prairie is now available.          

  • For the position of Mayor
    • Jackie Clayton
    • Eunice Friesen
    • Glyn Grüner
    • Bryan Petryshyn
  • For the position of City Councillor
    • Ejibola Folashade Adetokynbo-Taiwo
    • Grant Berg
    • Gladys Blackmore
    • Wendy Bosch
    • Dylan Bressey
    • Tammy Brown
    • Melissa J. Erickson
    • Gerald Scott Hafner
    • Michelle Lana Jasper
    • John Lehners
    • Kevin McLean
    • Yad Minhas
    • Paul Rovin Ngemital
    • Mike O'Connor
    • Kevin P. O'Toole
    • Solomon Okhifoh
    • Sarvinder Singh
    • Chris Thiessen
    • Neil Tuazon

In addition, City residents will vote for 7 public and 5 separate school board trustees.

  • Public School Trustee Candidates:
    • Ray Buziak
    • Jheri Lynn Drover
    • James Stephen Fletcher
    • Sydney Margaretha Fletcher
    • Karna Germsheid
    • Alex Innes
    • Chris Johnston
    • Troy Johnston
    • Debra Jones
    • Donna Koch
    • Paulette L. Kurylo
    • Adrianne Larsen
    • Rob Martin
    • Ainsley Miller
    • Tammy Monro
    • Joan Nellis
    • Andre Ouellette
    • Joe Redhead
    • Ryan van Drecht
  • Separate School Trustee Candidates:
    • Michelle Boisvert
    • John Croken
    • Jermiah English
    • Jason H. Gunther
    • Doris Implica
    • Michael Joseph Ouellette
    • Rick Sakundiak
    • Alyeska Silvester-Degen
    • Russ Snoble

Candidates are currently in a campaign period, during this time residents may learn about each candidate prior to heading to the polls.

Grande Prairie residents elect 1 mayor and 8 city councillors for a 4-year term during the 2021 Municipal Election. Advance polls occur on October 8, 9, 15 and 16 between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. and Election Day is on October 18 between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Residents may learn more about the election, including where to vote, by visiting cityofgp.com/election.

EDIT: A previous version of this release stated polls opened at 9 a.m. on Election Day, this is incorrect, polls open at 10 a.m.