Elections Nova Scotia

Preston By-election Voting Information

Release date: 
July 31, 2023

Preston By-election Voting Information

Media Release: July 31, 2023

Elections Nova Scotia – Election day for the Preston by-election is Tuesday, August 8, 2023. Voters in Preston can vote before election day at either the returning office or community poll.

Early voting is available Monday to Friday, 9 am to 6 pm, at the Preston returning office at 293 Main Street. Early voting is also available from Saturday, July 22 to Saturday July 5 at the community poll at 2345 Highway 7, East Preston. There is no voting on Sundays.

This week on Thursday, August 3 and Friday, August 4 there will be extended hours at both early voting locations until 8 pm.

On election day, Tuesday, August 8, 2023, voting will be open from 8 am to 8 pm and voters in Preston may vote at their assigned voting location or the returning office.

Eligible voters in the Preston by-election must be 18 years of age or older on Tuesday, August 8, 2023, a Canadian citizen, reside in the electoral district of Preston, and have lived in Nova Scotia since January 7, 2023 (six months before the writ of election was issued).

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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