SARM Launches New Rural Municipal Elections Reporting Tool

SARM has launched a new real-time, online reporting tool for rural municipalities to publically post their election candidates and results of the 2011 Municipal Election, located at

Following the nomination deadline, rural municipalities have been posting their candidates’ names on the SARM website for ratepayers and the general public to view ahead of the polls. More than 75 per cent of rural municipalities have posted their candidates’ names online.

On the election night, October 26, rural administrators will be able to post results that will be visible to the public immediately. SARM staff will be on hand to assist if necessary.

“This new election reporting tool will provide Administrators a fast and efficient way to make results available to their ratepayers, as well as to rural municipalities, the media, and other stakeholders,” said Dave Marit, SARM President. “We are excited to see how this site is used as rural municipal elections online headquarters.”

Election results can be viewed by visiting the SARM website at and clicking the “2011 Unofficial Rural Municipal Elections Results” link, or by visiting

For more information contact:

David Marit                                                                  Laurel Feltin
President                                                                     Director of Policy
(306) 476-7754                                                          (306) 761-3733

SARM, the Voice of Rural Saskatchewan