The Village of Empress

is situated on the West side of the Alberta/Saskatchewan border and serves as a center to the surrounding farming and ranching community of 1,500 people. It has been a focal point for many activities in the area. It is also at the geographical center of many large cities in Western Canada: Edmonton, Calgary, Saskatoon and Regina.

2021 Municipal Election

For information about the 2022 Municipal By-election, click here.

The Council for the Village of Empress is composed of three Empress residents, chosen by election every four years.  The roles of Mayor and Deputy Mayor are chosen by the Council amongst themselves once per year.

The polls closed at 8:00 pm on October 18, 2021.

The new council for the Village of Empress is:

Martin Jarvis
Dan Moslamani
Clinton Steinley

See our Meet Your Council page.

Official Election Results

Village of Empress
Election date: 2021-Oct-18
Number of Council Positions: 3
Number of Eligible Voters: 130
Number of Actual Voters: 98 (75.4%)

 

First Name Last Name Incumbent Acclaimed Elected Votes % of Votes
Roy Gill Y N N 30 30.6%
Leo Hensel N N N 35 35.7%
Martin Jarvis N N Y 64 65.3%
Dan Moslamani N N Y 46 46.9%
Clinton Steinley N N Y 49 50.0%
Kelly Tucker N N N 31 31.6%

 

Provincial Referendum – Equalization – October 18, 2021

Should section 36(2) of the Constitution Act, 1982 – Parliament and the government of Canada’s commitment to the principle of making equalization payments – be removed from the constitution?

  Empress Provicial Total
Number of Electors Who Voted: 104 1,092,639
Yes: 69 (66.3%) 642,501 (58.8%)
No: 29 (27.9%) 399,169 (36.5%)
Rejected Ballots: 6 (5.8%) 50,969 (4.7%)
Blank Ballots (Declined): 6 (5.8%) 49,336 (4.5%)

 

Provincial Referendum – Daylight Saving Time – October 18, 2021

Do you want Alberta to adopt year-round Daylight Saving Time, which is summer hours, eliminating the need to change our clocks twice a year?

  Empress Provicial Total
Number of Electors Who Voted: 105 1,092,960
Yes: 71 (67.6%) 531,782 (48.7%)
No: 33 (31.4%) 536,874 (49.1%)
Rejected Ballots: 1 (0.95%) 24,304 (2.2%)
Blank Ballots (Declined): 1 (0.95%) 22,907 (2.1%)

 

Alberta Senate Election – October 18, 2021

  Empress Provicial Total
Number of Electors Who Voted: 107 1,118,828
BAROOTES Erika CPC: 41 (38.3%) 358,002 (32.0%)
BONNETT Rick IND: 7 (6.5%) 93,277 (8.3%)
DAVIDSON Pam CPC: 40 (37.4%) 382,243 (34.2%)
HORNER Doug A. IND: 38 (35.5%) 179,455 (16.0%)
KINNEY Duncan IND: 4 (3.7%) 128,945 (11.5%)
LORENCZ Kelly PPC: 17 (15.9%) 107,176 (9.6%)
MARTYNIOUK Mykhailo CPC: 20 (18.7%) 237,228 (21.2%)
McCORMACK Ann PPC: 20 (18.7%) 109,812 (9.8%)
NIELSEN Jeff IND: 9 (8.4%) 95,768 (8.6%)
PILLAY Karina IND: 7 (6.5%) 144,168 (12.9%)
SAUNDERS Chad Jett Thunders IND: 4 (3.7%) 75,514 (6.7%)
SOOKRAM Sunil IND: 5 (4.7%) 87,932 (7.9%)
WELLWOOD Nadine R. PPC: 11 (10.3%) 98,401 (8.8%)
Rejected Ballots (incl. blanks): 16 (15.0%) 212,936 (19.0%)
Blank Ballots (Declined): 12 (11.2%) 205,267 (18.3%)
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