Reginans will be going to the polls on Monday, November. 9 in a civic election as a new mayor, council and school board trustees will be chosen.
The City is getting ready for that by launching a website that has information for people wanting to run and to hopefully answer any questions that you may have. Anyone wanting to run need to be approved during the nomination period which goes September 22-October 7
“We want candidates and voters to know that election preparation continues, and we anticipate the ability to vote in person in the fall, as usual, with appropriate precautions,”says Jim Nicol, Chief Returning Officer. “Information will continue to be announced over the coming months and we encourage residents to visit the website which is an easy,
one-step source of answers to any election-related question. Accessible web content is vital to ensuring candidates have information on how to run and eligible voters know where and how to vote.”
In the 2016 election, voter turnout was just over twenty percent with just over 36, 500 voting out of an estimated 175,000 voters. This year, the city believes they have 187,000 people eligible to vote.
Elections Regina will be taking appropriate precautions to ensure safe physical distancing and sanitizing to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.