Effective July 11, 2021, Saskatchewan entered Step Three of the Re-Opening Roadmap and the public health order relative to COVID-19 was lifted. All restrictions related to the public health order were removed as of that date.

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2020 Post-Election Survey for Municipalities

Following the 2020 general municipal elections, the Ministry of Government surveyed municipalities and school boards regarding their election experiences.

The 2020 Post-Election Survey was open from November 23 to December 31, 2020. In total, 448 municipalities and 12 school divisions responded to the survey.

Key findings include:

  • The average of the voter turnout reported in 2020 was 45 per cent;
  • 76 per cent of survey respondents used advance polls in 2020; half of those respondents noted an increase in the number of voters at advance polls over 2016;
  • 32 per cent of respondents held advance polls for the first time in 2020;
  • 19 per cent of respondents used mail-in ballots; and
  • 32 per cent of votes counted were from advance voting (e.g. advance poll, mail-in ballot).

Read the full 2020 Post-Election Survey Report and an infographic highlighting key results.

This report will help inform discussions related to potential changes of local election processes, regulations and legislation, as well as ministry election resources for future years.

The Ministry of Government Relations thanks all local election officials who took the time to complete the survey and for working hard to hold safe elections.

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