After polls closed throughout Yellowhead County at 8:00 p.m. on October 18, votes from the day were combined with advanced polling and special ballot results resulting in a Mayor and eight councillors. Yellowhead County would like to thank all candidates for putting their name forward in service of this municipality.
The unofficial results for Yellowhead County’s 2021 municipal Mayor and Council election are:
Wade Williams Mayor
Patrick Soroka Division 1 – Evansburg and Area
Anthony Giezen* ** Division 2 – Wildwood and Area
Penny Lowe ** Division 3 – Niton Junction/Carrot Creek Area
David Russell ** Division 4 – Shiningbank/Peers Area
Shawn Berry* ** Division 5 – Wolf Creek/Pinedale Area
Brigitte Lemieux Division 6 – Edson Area
Dawn Mitchell* ** Division 7 – Edson West
Ken Groat Division 8 – Hinton Area/Cadomin/Robb
There were 3168 valid votes cast in the Municipal Election for Yellowhead County out of the 9015 eligible voters (AB Municipal Affairs) resulting in a 35% turnout rate.
Results become official at 12:00 P.M. on Friday October 22, 2021.
The newly elected Council will be sworn in on Tuesday October 26, 2021 at the Yellowhead County Edson Administration office.
The unofficial full results for Yellowhead County’s 2021 municipal Mayor and Council election are
|CANDIDATE NAME||# OF VOTES||RACE|
|Ken Bitz||57||Mayoral Candidate|
|Sandra Cherniawsky||591||Mayoral Candidate|
|Sonja Christopher||221||Mayoral Candidate|
|Doug Elzinga||954||Mayoral Candidate|
|Wade Williams||1254||Mayoral Candidate|
|Patrick Soroka||178||Councillor Division 1|
|Celine Stevenson||95||Councillor Division 1|
|Dale Verbeek||150||Councillor Division 1|
|Anthony Giezen * **||ACCLAIMED||Councillor Division 2|
|Penny Lowe **||178||Councillor Division 3|
|Ronald Rauhut||151||Councillor Division 3|
|Rebecca Horne||93||Councillor Division 4|
|David Russell **||258||Councillor Division 4|
|Shawn Berry * **||ACCLAIMED||Councillor Division 5|
|Brigitte Lemieux||301||Councillor Division 6|
|Wade Magneson||80||Councillor Division 6|
|Mark Mitchell||42||Councillor Division 6|
|Noel Perrin||166||Councillor Division 6|
|Christal Yacke||56||Councillor Division 6|
|Dawn Mitchell * **||ACCLAIMED||Councillor Division 7|
|Ken Groat||255||Councillor Division 8|
|Lavone Olson||158||Councillor Division 8|
Note – This list does not become official until Friday, October 22, 2021 at 12:00 noon.
Returning Officer, Tracy Parker