Elections Saskatchewan

Many SK people have already voted in provincial election

Oct 23, 2020 | 4:50pm

Elections Saskatchewan says over 120,000 people have already decided to cast their ballot for Monday’s provincial election by taking part in advance voting. On Thursday, Elections Saskatchewan says 34 and a half thousand made their vote. Saturday  is the last day to take part in advance voting with polling stations open from Noon until 8. […]

Advance polls open across Saskatchewan Tuesday

Oct 20, 2020 | 5:18am

Voting for the 2020 provincial election begins on Tuesday, with advance polls opening from noon until 8:00 p.m. Information on where and how to vote in advance polls can be found on voter information cards or on the Elections Saskatchewan website. Advance voting starts Tuesday at Noon. Looking for your polling location? Type in your […]

Elections SK asking for voters to wear masks

Oct 18, 2020 | 9:50am

Advance polls for the October 26 provincial election open across Saskatchewan on Tuesday. While many will be voting on election day at the polling station on their Voter Information Card, the CEO of Elections Saskatchewan is hoping that even though there is no mandatory mask mandate in Saskatchewan that people will wear them for the […]

Elections Saskatchewan ready for unique 2020 provincial election

Oct 2, 2020 | 8:13am

Elections Saskatchewan is remaining confident in their plan for the election coming up later this month. Chief Electoral Officer Michael Boda says advanced polls will be open from October 20th to the 24th from 12:00 until 8:00 PM each day, and mail-in voting will be more widely available. Still, Boda says he expects a busy […]

Scott Moe and Lieutenant Governor Russ Mirasty officially launch election campaign

Sep 29, 2020 | 10:00am

It’s now official, Saskatchewan will vote on October 26.Tuesday morning Sask. Party Leader Scott Moe formally requested Lieutenant Governor Russ Mirasty dissolve the legislature to begin the 27 day campaign, the shortest campaign period legally allowed. It’s official: election season is upon us in Saskatchewan. #skpoli #Sask #Regina pic.twitter.com/FkowHonbfe — Moises Canales (@MoisesCanalesJr) September 29, […]

Workers wanted: Elections Saskatchewan recruiting up to 17,000 for pandemic vote

Sep 23, 2020 | 3:36pm

Returning officers in Saskatchewan are beginning to recruit what the province’s elections agency expects to be thousands more volunteer workersneeded to work the polls during October’s pandemic vote. Chief Electoral Officer Michael Boda with Elections Saskatchewan said the number of polling locations have been dramatically increased to meet safety requirements for casting ballots during the […]

SK’s Chief Electoral Officer says 2020 provincial election to run as scheduled

Sep 4, 2020 | 3:31pm

There will be no delay in a provincial election scheduled for next month. Chief Electoral Officer Michael Boda says preparations will continue based on public health advice from Chief Medical Health Officer Dr. Saqib Shahab and provincial electoral stakeholders. Boda has written to Premier Scott Moe saying there is no reason why plans to hold […]

Applications for Mail In Voting Now Open

Aug 26, 2020 | 8:38pm

Elections Saskatchewan is anticipating an increase in vote by mail for this upcoming provincial election. Spokesperson Tim Kydd says out of the total 434,000 votes cast in the last election less than 5,000 were vote by mail. Kydd says mail in voting has been around for several elections now and was generally used by students […]

Teachers will not be instructed to work at polling stations according to STF

Jul 29, 2020 | 1:07pm

Teachers will not be asked to work the polls when a provincial election comes this fall. The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation confirmed that education providers will not be mandated or assigned to work at polling stations. School divisions will be providing access to schools on election day, but Elections Saskatchewan will be responsible for cleaning and […]