Elections Nova Scotia

The Pictou West Returning Office is Open

Release date: 
April 24, 2024

The Pictou West Returning Office is Open

Media Release: April 24, 2024

Elections Nova Scotia – A by-election is underway in the electoral district of Pictou West. Election day will be Tuesday, May 21, 2024 The returning office for Pictou West is now open for early voting. Eligible voters in the district can cast their ballot early before election day at the returning office.

The returning office is located at 49 Pine Tree Road, Pictou, BOK 1H0. The returning office is open every Monday to Saturday from 9 am – 6 pm. The office will be closed on Sundays. On Thursday, May 16 and Friday, May 17, 2024 the returning office will be open from 9 am – 8 pm. On election day, Tuesday, May 21, 2024, the returning office will be open from 8 am to 8 pm.

Voters in Pictou West can vote at the returning office anytime the office is open. Before the close of candidate nominations, at 2 pm on Wednesday, May 1, 2024, the write-in ballot format will be used for early voting at the returning office. After candidate nominations close, e-Balloting will be used for early voting in the Pictou West by-election. The returning office can also arrange to have a write-in ballot team visit a voter at home if necessary.

If you are interested in working the by-election or need more information, please call the Pictou West 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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