Cumberland South By-election
Nominated Candidates, to date:
Larry DUCHESNE Nova Scotia New Democratic Party (NDP)
Scott LOCKHART Nova Scotia Liberal Party (NSLP)
Bruce W. MCCULLOCH Green Party of Nova Scotia (GPNS)
Tory RUSHTON Progressive Conservative Association of Nova Scotia (PC)
Media Releases on Cumberland South By-election
May 22, 2018 - Campaign Signage and other Election Advertising
May 17, 2018 – Cumberland South By-election June 19th
April 18, 2018 - Cumberland South By-election – Nomination Fee Waived
Candidate and Party Spending Limits for Cumberland South By-election
Amounts in the Elections Act (updated to include CPI adjustments):
Initial Number of Electors: 10,889 (as of May 10, 2018)
Candidate Spending Limit*: $63,121.39
Maximum Candidate Reimbursement: $17,330.53
Registered Party Spending Limit: $6,369.59
Third Party Maximum Spending in this by-election: $2,225.96
*Candidate spending limit may be adjusted based on the number of electors on the Final List of Electors. The final list will be completed after election day.
NOTICE OF ELECTION
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 will be election day for the by-election to be held to elect a member to serve in the House of Assembly for the electoral district of Cumberland South. The following days are pursuant to the Elections Act.
ELECTION DAY Tuesday June 19, 8am to 8pm
On election day, you must vote at your assigned voting location or the returning office.
ADVANCE POLL Saturday June 9 to Saturday June 16, 9am to 6pm or until 8pm Thursday and Friday. Closed Sunday, June 10
COMMUNITY POLLS Friday June 15, 9am to 8pm and Saturday June 16 9am to 6pm
RETURNING OFFICE Open Monday to Saturday. 9am to 6pm or until 8pm Thursday and Friday before election day. Closed Sunday.
Open ELECTION DAY Tuesday June 19, 8am to 8pm.
Location: Royal Canadian Legion, 10 Elgin St., Springhill
WRITE-IN BALLOT APPLICATIONS
By Mail Deadline: Saturday June 9 6pm
In Person and by agent: Tuesday June 19 3pm
Write-in ballots conducted every day except Sunday during hours
the returning office is open.
NOMINATIONS CLOSE Wednesday May 30 2pm
TO VOTE you must be an eligible elector:
• 18 years of age or older on June 19
• A Canadian citizen
• Lived in Nova Scotia since November 17, 2017
• Resides in the electoral district of Cumberland South
For information contact Elections Nova Scotia
800-565-1504 or TTY 866-774-7074