Elections Nova Scotia

Media Room

Elections Nova Scotia recognizes the media's valuable role in communicating the election process to the public. See the list below or our printed reports for information and statistics. For further assistance please contact us directly.

Online election information

Online Election Information

(From the Elections Act) sec 94 (1) The only persons permitted to be in a polling station while the poll is open are… (g) media representatives authorized by the Chief Electoral Officer, upon request, to be present and to film or photograph registered party leaders and the candidates running against them, as they cast their ballots.

Also, Sec 95 (4) For greater certainty, no person present in a polling station shall operate an electronic device unless that person is directly authorized to do so under this Act or does so with the permission of the Chief Electoral Officer or designate, obtained in advance. 2011, c. 5, s. 95; 2015, c. 17, s. 33.

Media contact

Andy LeBlanc

Director, Policy & Communications

Andy.LeBlanc@novascotia.ca

902.424.3275

or

902.424.8584

elections@novascotia.ca

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