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Posted on: February 5, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Municipal By-election Unofficial Results

Municipal By-election Unofficial Results


Beaumont, AB – Citizens of Beaumont have voted in a recent by-election and the results are in. Steven vanNieuwkerk, has been elected to the position of Councillor, having received 410 votes.

“Beaumont had an average turnout for by-election,” said Chelaine Winter, Returning Officer for Beaumont. “In total, 1240 voters cast their ballots.”

The table below lists the candidates and the number of votes they received. Elected officials in Beaumont represent all residents as Beaumont does not use the ward system.


Number of Votes

vanNieuwkerk, Steven
Bauer, Kerri
Kornel, Jeremy          
Powers, Sabrina  
Reddick, Scott  
Brown, Sean
McCarville, Christine
Regier, Krista

“The election results are unofficial until Friday, February 9 at noon,” says Winter. “The Local Authorities Election Act gives candidates this window of opportunity to challenge the results.”

For further information on the by-election, visit the web page at

Steven vanNieuwkerk will be officially sworn at the next Council meeting, on February 13, 2018. Residents are welcome to come out to watch the event, where Steven vanNieuwkerk will take the oath of office:

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 @ 7 p.m.

Council Chambers

5600 49 Street


For media inquiries:
Shiva Kumar
Manager, Media and Communications
Beaumont, Alberta

For election inquiries:
Chelaine Winter
Returning Officer
Beaumont, Alberta

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