Elections Nova Scotia

Nominations Closed for the Preston By-election

Release date: 
July 19, 2023

Nominations Closed for the Preston By-election

Media Release: July 19, 2023

Elections Nova Scotia – Candidate nominations for the Preston by-election closed at 2pm today, July 19, 2023. The following 5 candidates will be on the ballot:

Anthony Edmonds, Green Party of Nova Scotia (Green Party)

Twila Grosse, Progressive Conservative Association of Nova Scotia (PC)

Colter (C. C.) Simmonds, Nova Scotia New Democratic Party (NSNDP)

Carlo Simmons, Nova Scotia Liberal Party (NSLP)

Bobby Taylor, Nova Scotians United Party (NSU)

Candidates must complete an official nomination when the writ of election is issued, to have their name added to the ballot. Prior to an election call, individuals who intend to run as a candidate may register with Elections Nova Scotia to allow them to accept contributions and incur expenses.

Voters in Preston that have questions about the by-election can call the returning office at 1-888-503-5835.

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 Twitter @electionsns.

Media Contact:

Naomi Shelton
Director, Policy and Communications
Elections Nova Scotia

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