Elections Nova Scotia

Candidate Nominations for the Pictou West By-election Close Tomorrow

Release date: 
April 30, 2024

Candidate Nominations for the Pictou West By-election Close Tomorrow

Media Release: April 30, 2024

Elections Nova Scotia – Elections Nova Scotia would like to remind voters in Pictou West that the deadline for candidate nominations for the current by-election is 2 pm tomorrow, Wednesday, May 1, 2024.

The Elections Act requires nominations to close 20 days before election day, which will be Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Candidates must complete official nomination forms and submit them to the returning officer to have their name added to the ballot.

Early voting in the Pictou West by-election before the close of candidate nominations is done using the write-in ballot format. Following the close of candidate nominations, early voting for the Pictou West by-election will be done using Elections Nova Scotia’s secure e-Ballot system.

Voters in Pictou West that have questions about the by-election can call the returning office at 1-888-575-8901.

Elections Nova Scotia is a non-partisan and independent agency responsible for conducting provincial elections. For more information, please visit electionsnovascotia.ca or follow us on Facebook and X (Twitter) @electionsns.

Media Contact:

Naomi Shelton
Director, Policy and Communications
Elections Nova Scotia

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