41st Provincial General Election
Poll By Poll Results
Summary Results and Statistics
The 41st Provincial General Election (PGE) was held on August 17, 2021. Reports and information about the 41st PGE will be posted here as it becomes available.
Post Election Reporting
The Report of the Chief Electoral Officer on the Proceedings of the 41st Provincial General Election held August 17, 2021, will be presented in three volumes. Volume I, Statement of Votes & Statistics, provides a summary of the election results and detailed statistics on the vote. Volume II, Report on the Conduct of the Election and Recommendations for Legislative Change provides analysis of the statistics in Volume I and recommendations for legislative change. Volume III, Financial Information and Statistics, provides financial information on election expenses, candidate reimbursement, election administration costs and savings, financial statistics as well as any recommendations for legislative change related to the parts of the Elections Act that pertain to election finances. Volume 1 was released on January 31, 2022 and is posted on this page. Volume II and Volume III will be released later this year.
Volume 1, Statement of Votes and Statistics (Released January 31, 2022): Please follow this link to view the Volume 1 Report, which provides a summary of the election results and detailed statistics on the vote.
Election Results Map – 41st Provincial General Election 2021
The following link provides a map of the election results by political affiliation for the 41st provincial general election.
Candidate and Party Spending Limits and Reimbursements for the 41st Provincial General Election
Updated elector counts as of October 8, 2021 for the list of Electors and the Nova Scotia Elections Act of 2011.
The chart of candidate and registered party spending limits and reimbursements for the 41st provincial general election is available in PDF format here.
Financial Reporting Deadlines for Candidates and Registered Parties
- Tax receipts (s. 252(6)), Form 2-5 including unused, spoiled and copy of used tax receipts - Due September 16, 2021
- Financial report (s. 229) including Audit report- Due November 15, 2021
- Election Expense Report (s. 223) – Due December 29, 2021
41st Provincial General Election Registered Party Expense Reports
|Registered Party||Expense Report|
|Atlantica||2021 Atlantica Party Association of Nova Scotia Expense Report|
|Green Party||2021 Green Party of Nova Scotia Expense Report|
|Liberal||2021 Nova Scotia Liberal Party Expense Report|
|NDP||2021 Nova Scotia New Democratic Party Expense Report|
|PC Party||2021 Progressive Conservative Association of Nova Scotia Expense Report|
Third Party maximum spending general election (s.275): $11,626.00
Financial Reporting Deadlines for Third Party Advertisers:
- Election Advertising Report (s. 282(1))- Due December 17, 2021
41st Provincial General Election Candidate Expenses
All received and complete election expense reports have been reviewed by Elections Nova Scotia. A summary of election expenses reported must be published within 10 days of receipt. The Elections Act states:
Within ten days after receiving each report of election expenses, the Chief Electoral Officer shall publish a summary of election expenses reported in the prescribed form and in such manner as the Chief Electoral Officer determines, including on the Elections Nova Scotia website.
41st Provincial General Election Candidate Expense Reports
41st Provincial General Election Political Contributions Candidate Disclosure Statements
All received and complete political contribution disclosure reports will be published here once reviewed by Elections Nova Scotia. Reviewed political contribution disclosure reports will be published within 30 days of receipt; all disclosure reports will be published here before October 28th, 2017. The Elections Act states:
Section 240(3) The official agent of a candidate shall file in the prescribed form a disclosure statement showing the full name and residential address, other than a post office box unless that is the only address available, of each contributor whose contributions received by that official agent exceed two hundred dollars in total and the amount of the total contributions by that contributor on or before (a) eighty days after the date fixed for return of the writ where an election is held in the electoral district;
Publication of disclosure statements
Section 251(2) On or before one hundred and ten days following the return of a writ of election the Chief Electoral Officer shall publish on the Elections Nova Scotia website the disclosure statements of candidates in a by-election or a general election.