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Edmonton Centre Nomination Meeting

Posted on July 24, 2014

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NOTICE OF NOMINATION MEETING TO SELECT THE LIBERAL CANDIDATE IN EDMONTON CENTRE / EDMONTON-CENTRE

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 Edmonton Centre / Edmonton-Centre for the next federal general election.

DATE OF MEETING:
Thursday, August  7, 2014

VOTING OPEN:
8:00 am – 8:00 pm

MUNICIPAL ADDRESS:
Grovenor Community Hall
14325 – 104 Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB T5N 0W9

Voting will take place from 8:00 am – 8:00 pm. Results will be announced at 8:30 pm.

Identification will be required before a ballot will be issued (see item 1.3 over).

The last day to purchase membership and be eligible to vote at this Meeting is Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 5 pm.

1. Those Qualified to Vote at a Nomination Meeting

1.1 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 Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

1.2 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.

1.3. 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.

2. Special Ballot Opportunities

2.1 Members who are unable to make the August 7th meeting can request a special ballot be sent to them via regular mail.

(a) Requests for a mailed special ballot must be made no later than 11:59 PM on Sunday, July 27th via the online form located here.

(b) All mail-in ballots must be returned to the Liberal Party of Canada in Alberta office no later than 6:00 pm on Tuesday, August 5th.

(c) Any individual having returned a mail-in ballot will be ineligible to vote at the nomination meeting on August 7th.

2.2 Members will also be able to request and pick up special ballots in person at the Liberal Party of Canada in Alberta office:

(a) From 9:00 am to 6:00 pm on Monday, July 28th and

(b)From 9:00 am to 6:00 pm on Tuesday, August 5th.

2.3 Any requests where:

(a) the special ballot would be mailed to an address other than a member’s membership address; or

(b) there are difficulties in finding a member’s membership record;

will require that Liberal Party of Canada staff confirm your special ballot request.

2.4 These special ballots must also be returned via mail, courier, or a family member to the Liberal Party of Canada in Alberta office no later than 6:00 pm on Tuesday, August 5th.

3. Contact Information

You can contact the Liberal Party of Canada in Alberta by mail at:
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, or call 780-328-3889.

 

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