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Fort McMurray – Athabasca Nomination Meeting

Posted on March 15, 2014

NOTICE OF NOMINATION MEETING

TO SELECT THE LIBERAL CANDIDATE FOR THE

FORT McMURRAY – ATHABASCA BY-ELECTION

Pursuant to the Constitutions of the Liberal Party of Canada and the Liberal Party of Canada in Alberta the call has been issued for a meeting to nominate a candidate in the forthcoming by-election in Fort McMurray – Athabasca.

DATE OF MEETING:
Saturday, March  29th, 2014

STARTING TIME:
3:00 pm

MUNICIPAL ADDRESS:
Fort McMurray Boys and Girls Club, 20 Riedel Street, Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3E1

Doors open at 3:00 pm. Speeches will begin at 3:30 pm. Voting will take place from 4:00 – 8:30 pm. Results will be announced at 9:00 pm.

Identification will be required before a ballot will be issued (see item 3 over).

Cut-off for eligibility to vote at this Meeting was 5:00 pm, Thursday, March 13th, 2014.

Please note: Those persons whose memberships are received in the LPC(A) office after 5:00 PM on March 13th, 2014 via mail to the LPCA office are eligible to vote, provided the mail containing their membership form was post-marked or received by the shipping company by 5 PM on that date.

 

Those Qualified to Vote at a Nomination Meeting

1. Residents of the electoral district who are members at the cut-off established pursuant to the Constitution of the Liberal Party of Canada. Membership cut off is 5:00 pm on a Thursday, March 13, 2014.

2. All individuals referred to in paragraph one (1) must

(a) be fourteen (14) years of age
(b) support the purposes of the Liberal Party of Canada;
(c) not be a member of any other federal political party in Canada
(d) not be qualified to vote in any other federal constituency association;
(e) while a member of the Party, not have publicly declared an intention to be a candidate for election to the House of Commons other than as a candidate of the Liberal Party of Canada.

3. Must be able to prove identity and address.  There are three options:

(a) Provide one original piece of identification issued by government or government agency containing your photo, your name and your address ( e.g. Driver’s License )   OR

(b) Provide two original pieces of identification issued by government, government agency, educational institute, municipal office/agency, public utility or Credit Card Company that provides your name. At least one of these documents must also contain your address: (e.g. two of the following: Alberta Health  Card,  Utility Bill).  Fishing License,  a Credit card statement, Student ID card and a School Report card)  OR

(c) Provide one piece of original identification issued by government, government agency, educational institute, municipal office/agency, public utility or credit card company that provides your name and then be willing to swear an oath and be vouched for by a qualified voter in the riding who has identification acceptable in a or b above.

Mail for the the Liberal Party of Canada in Alberta should be sent to:
Liberal Party of Canada in Alberta, Suite 308
10240 124 Street, Edmonton, AB T5N 3W6

For any further information, please refer all questions to alberta@liberal.ca

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