Elections Nova Scotia

May 25, 2017
Dartmouth East & Dartmouth South Clarifications May 25, 2017 Elections Nova Scotia is seeking to correct misinformation circulating in the media and social media regarding whether and how votes for candidates in Dartmouth East and Dartmouth South will be counted....
May 22, 2017
Voting Days and Hours An earlier release had listed Friday polls as open until 6pm. Polls are actually open until 8pm. Following is a list of remaining voting days and hours:   Today, Monday Victoria Day, May 22nd, 9am to 6pm Tuesday May 23rd, 9am to 6pm...
May 20, 2017
Advance Voting May 20, 2017 More than 4,000 people voted in the first three hours of advance voting this morning. Returning officers in the 51 districts report a steady stream of electors on the first of seven days of advance voting, from today through next Saturday (...
May 16, 2017
Dartmouth East - Clarification May 16, 2017 Elections Nova Scotia is aware that a candidate in Dartmouth East has stated an intention to withdraw from nomination as a candidate. The Elections Act does allow for withdrawal before close of nominations but not after...
May 10, 2017
Nominations Closed: 203 Candidates Nominated May, 10, 2017 Nominations for the 2017 Provincial General Election closed at 2pm today. There are 203 candidates nominated in the 51 electoral districts.   Atlantica Party:         ...
May 4, 2017
Condos and Apartments Must Provide Access to Candidates Elections Nova Scotia reminds administrators of condominiums that enumerators and candidates must be given access to the building. It is an offence under the Elections Act to impede a candidate campaigning or enumerator...
May 1, 2017
Returning Offices Open by Wednesday For Immediate Release May 1, 2017 Elections Nova Scotia is pleased to report that we are ahead of our performance standard to open all returning offices to the public for voting within 72 hours of the writ being issued. We are...
May 1, 2017
Campaign Signage and other Election Advertising May 1, 2017 Elections Nova Scotia – Now that we are in a provincial election you may begin to see campaign signs around your neighbourhood or have people asking if you would like to place one on your property. The Elections Act...
April 30, 2017
40th Provincial General Election   April 30, 2017 Elections Nova Scotia – The Chief Electoral Officer, Richard Temporale, has received an order from the Governor in Council for the 40th provincial general election. The CEO has issued writs of election for all 51...
April 25, 2017
Halifax Needham By-election August 2016, Volume II Report Tabled April 25, 2017 The Report of the Chief Electoral Officer on the Proceedings of the Halifax Needham By-Election August 30, 2016 Volume II: Financial Information and Statistics was tabled in the House of...