Calgary, AB,
16
October
2017
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03:00
America/Denver

Election Day Voter Turnout Numbers ( as of 6 p.m.)

As of 6 p.m., voting stations have reported voter turnout of 157,697 or 34.89 per cent of total voter turnout for the 2017 General Election. The final turnout for the 2017 Advance Vote was 74,965. There were 666,663 enumerated electors during the 2017 Civic Census.

In 2013 at 6 p.m., voter turnout was 148,143 (22.18 per cent) and 22,410 during Advance Vote.

Ballots

· Due to high voter turnout, additional ballots are being sent to all voting stations across the city.

· There have been some incidents of voting stations that have run out of ballots. At this time a list of stations is not available; however voters are asked to remain in line as ballots are on the way.

· Voters are asked to be patient if there is a line-up.

· Any voter that is in line by 8 p.m. will be able to vote.

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As of 3 p.m., voting stations have reported voter turnout of 85,984 on Election Day. This represents 24.14 per cent of total voter turnout for the 2017 General Election.

As of 12 p.m. (noon), voting stations have reported voter turnout of 30,949 for a total voter turnout of 15.88 per cent for the 2017 General Election.

In 2013 at 3 p.m., voter turnout was 75,145 on Election Day (11.25 per cent). In 2013 at 12 p.m. (noon) voter turnout was 27,302 on Election Day (4.09 per cent).

Voting stations are open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Voters must vote at their designated voting station on Election Day. Voters are reminded to bring authorized ID with them and can search their residential (home) address to find their designated voting station on electionscalgary.ca.

Election Results

Starting at 8 p.m. on Election Night, unofficial election results will be available on electionscalgary.ca. Results will be refreshed every 90 seconds on an ongoing basis until all voting stations have reported their results. Results are not anticipated to start appearing before 9:30 p.m. Election results will become official on Friday, October 20 at noon.