During the 2020 Saskatchewan Municipal Election, SEIU-West is excited to re-launch Purple Votes!

The goal of the Purple Votes campaign is to engage members on important provincial election issues, support labout-friendly candidates, encourage member-to-member communication, and ultimately increase informed voter turnout within our membership.

There are also many ways to get involved AND win prizes! Check it out:

1. Text-to-Win!

Join our SEIU-West text messaging platform to participate in questions/polls related to the election for the chance to win a gift card!

Signing up is easy – simply text the word ‘SEIU’ to the number 52267.

2. Pledge to Vote!

We want you to talk with your co-workers, neighbours, friends and family about the important issues that matter to your community and pledge to vote in the upcoming provincial election.

For every member who collects a full page of signatures, your name will be entered to win a visa gift card!

And each time you fill a page, your name will be entered to win.

Send your completed pledge forms to [email protected] by November 9, 2020 for your chance to win.

Click here to download a printable PDF file of the Pledge to Vote sheet.

3. Why I Vote

Take a picture of yourself and/or video and tell us why you plan to vote this provincial election.

Send them to [email protected] to be entered to win a gift card! 

5. Share our Stuff

Visit PurpleVotes.ca regularly to check out the latest on issues and share them with your friends and family. 

6. Write a Letter to the Editor or your Saskatchewan Municipal Candidate!

Take a picture of your letter and you could win our Lobbying Contest!

If you need assistance writing your letter, please email [email protected]

7. Ask Important Questions to Your Candidates

Be sure to ask your candidate about issues that matter to you. Here are some examples:

  • Do you commit to supporting public services?
  • How will you support workers and their unions?
  • What is your stance on a worker's right to strike?

8. Check out Labour Councils' Endorsed Candidates

You can find that information here



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