We're starting to close in on election day for Cochrane's municipal election and those unable to vote on Oct. 16 have several advance polling dates available to cast their ballots.

The first advance poll is being held this Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre, 800 Griffin Rd. E. The poll station is located at the main atrium and is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

There are three other advance polls next week. On both Wed. Oct 11 and Thurs. Oct. 12 you can vote at the Cochrane RancheHouse, 101 RancheHouse Rd., in the council chambers. Polls will be open both days from 4 to 8 p.m.

On Saturday, Oct. 12 a final advance poll will be open at the SLS Family Sports Centre from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. It will also be located at the main atrium.

Who Can Vote?

A voter must be at least 18 years old, a Canadian citizen, have been resided in Alberta for the six consecutive months immediately preceding election day and their place of residence must be Cochrane on election day.

Information on what identification you are required can be found here.