Elections Nova Scotia

About Elections Nova Scotia


Elections Nova Scotia is an independent, non-partisan agency that is responsible for the administration of the Elections Act.   Its mandate is to conduct provincial general elections and by-elections; ensure compliance with the provincial electoral law including the political financing regime; establish and maintain election-related information including the Nova Scotia Register of Electors; seek advice and conduct studies related to electoral processes; and, conduct electoral education processes.

Elections Nova Scotia must be prepared at all times to conduct a provincial general election, by-election, or plebiscite. 

Elections Nova Scotia is also mandated to provide support to the independent boundaries commission charged with reviewing the boundaries of provincial electoral districts. 

Elections Nova Scotia Org Chart in English

Elections Nova Scotia Org Chart in French

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