2024 School Board Elections
November 2023 By-election Results
Subdivision #9 - Kimberly Kiel - Elected
Declaration of Results November 2023
November 2020 Elections Results
Subdivision #1 - Lisa Grudnizki – Acclaimed
Subdivision #2 - Verne Barber – Acclaimed
Subdivision #3 - Marlene Blatter - Acclaimed
Subdivision #4 - Tara-Leigh Heslip - Elected
Subdivision #5 - Jana Wolfe – Acclaimed
Subdivision #6 - Terry Berglund - Acclaimed
Subdivision #7 - Janet Kotylak – Acclaimed
Subdivision #8 - Judy Bradley - Acclaimed
Subdivision #9 - Frank Thauberger - Acclaimed
Subdivision #10 - Rachel Sangwais – Elected
Declaration of Results November 2020
- Is a voter of the school division on the day of the election (to be a voter you must be 18 years of age)
- Is a Canadian citizen at the time that he or she submits his or her nomination paper and:
- Has resided:
- In the school division for at least three consecutive months immediately preceding the date on which he or she submitted the nomination paper; and
- In Saskatchewan for at least six months immediately preceding the date on which he or she submitted the nomination paper.
Completion of the Nomination Paper
Nomination papers can be submitted personally or by agent, by fax, by registered mail, by ordinary mail, by electronic email, or otherwise as specified by the Returning Officer. It must be submitted and received by the returning officer no later than the date specified.
The form will be received based on completeness, thus it must contain:
- As Prairie Valley School Division is broken into sub-divisions, the nomination form must be signed by 10 electors of the sub-division.
- The street road address or legal land description of the land on which the Nominee's right to vote is based (location of residence).
- Each nominator's street or road address or the legal description on which the nominator's right to vote is based (location of residence).
- A statement that each nominator is a voter of the school division for which the person is nominated, or where sub-divisions are established, the nominator is a resident of the sub-division where the candidate is seeking election.
- The name of the nominee's acceptance of the nomination statement.
The candidates' acceptance of nomination form must accompany the nomination form to complete the submission process. It must be:
- Signed by the person nominated
- Witnessed by two people. The two witnesses do not have to be electors of the school division.
Accepted nominations will be posted on the school division website.
Receipt of Nominations
A candidate may file a nomination paper, personally or by agent:
- During normal office hours from the date of the posting of the call for nominations.
- Between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm on nomination day.
- Nominations should be faxed to the Prairie Valley School Division office at (306)-543-1771 or to the email address [email protected]
- The onus is on the person nominated to file a bona fide nomination paper.
- Each nominee will receive a copy of the receipt (Form K) once the nomination paper has been received. When submitting your nomination form please provide the appropriate contact information so the returning officer or designate can send the acceptance receipt.
The act makes provisions for a person to withdraw his or her nomination any time after the form has been filed, during normal office hours, up to 24 hours after the close of nominations. The withdrawal request (in writing) must be filed with the Returning Officer signed by the person nominated and two (2) witnesses or the returning office or nominations officer.
If you have further questions, please call the Returning Officer appointed for the Election, or email [email protected]
Voting in a School Board Election
Identification Requirements for Voters (Section 110 & 111 of the Act)
The voter will provide the following valid identifications:
- Government issued ID with photo, name, and address, or;
- Two non-photo pieces of identification that displays the name and address on at least one of the documents presented or;
- Qualified voters can vouch for another voter with no ID. In this case, there are additional forms to be completed.
- Appendix D Table 1 of the regulations provides acceptable documents.
- Candidates or agents may object to the eligibility of a voter who has not yet voted.
- the objections are referred to the DRO, no the voter.
- A candidate or agent does not have to provide a reason for the objection.
- An objection does not automatically disqualify the voter.
- Make note on the registration form the name of the person who made the objection, and initial the entry.
- Allow person to vote
- A person is not entitled to vote if the person fails or refuses to:
- Make a declaration (i.e., Voter Registration form)
- Establish his or her identity as per Section 110 of the Act.
Appendix D Table 1 - Voter Identification