Elections Nova Scotia

Tomorrow is Election Day in Preston

Release date: 
August 7, 2023

Tomorrow is Election Day in Preston

Media Release: August 7, 2023

Elections Nova Scotia – Tomorrow, Tuesday, August 8, 2023, is election day in the electoral district of Preston. All election day polls and the returning office will be open for voting from 8 am – 8 pm.

Eligible voters in the Preston by-election must be 18 years of age, a Canadian citizen, reside in Preston, and have lived in Nova Scotia since January 7, 2023.

Tomorrow, voters in Preston must vote at their assigned voting location or the returning office, 293 Main Street in Dartmouth. Preston voters can find their assigned election day voting location on their Voter Information Card (VIC) or by using the ‘where do I vote?” tool on the Elections Nova Scotia website at electionsnovascotia.ca.

Voters in Preston can bring their VIC if they have one and ID, but these are not necessary. Voters without current ID can take an oath to attest to their eligibility and vote. Eligible voters in Preston can be added to the list of electors when they vote.

Voters in Preston are reminded that the deadline to apply in person or by agent for a write-in ballot is 3 pm on election day. All completed write-in ballots must be returned by 8 pm on Tuesday, August 8, 2023 to be counted.

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.

Media Contact:

Naomi Shelton
Director, Policy and Communications
Elections Nova Scotia

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