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Naomi Shelton

Director, Policy & Communications

Naomi.Shelton@novascotia.ca

902.424.3275

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News

February 23, 2024
Preston By-election Report Media Release: February 23, 2024 Elections Nova Scotia – The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Nova Scotia, Dorothy Rice, has released the report on the proceedings of the Preston by-election held on August 8, 2023. The report was submitted to the...
January 25, 2024
Elections Nova Scotia Presents 2024-2025 Budget Estimate to the Special Committee of the House of Assembly Media Release: January 25, 2024 Elections Nova Scotia – On January 24, 2024, Li Chao, the Chief Financial Officer for Elections Nova Scotia (ENS) presented a budget...
October 31, 2023
Elections Nova Scotia – Elections Nova Scotia’s (ENS) Annual Report for the 2022–2023 fiscal year is now posted on the ENS website at electionsnovascotia.ca. Our team at ENS is committed to deliver our mandate, uphold our values, fulfill our mission and vision, and deliver on...
September 8, 2023
September 8, 2023 Elections Nova Scotia Statement – Investigation Not Proceeding The purpose of this statement is to follow up on the statement issued by Elections Nova Scotia (ENS) on August 3, 2023, regarding Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Dorothy Rice’s decision to...
August 10, 2023
Preston By-election Official Addition Media Release: August 10, 2023 Elections Nova Scotia – Official addition results for the Preston by-election are now on the Elections Nova Scotia website (electionsnovascotia.ca). Twila Grosse, Progressive Conservative Association...
August 9, 2023
Official Addition Tomorrow Media Release: August 9, 2023 Elections Nova Scotia – The official addition for the Preston by-election will begin tomorrow, Thursday August 10 at 10:00 am, at the returning office. The deadline for application to a judge for a recount is four...
August 9, 2023
Financial Reporting Deadlines and Updated Spending Limits for the Preston By-election Media Release: August 9, 2023 Elections Nova Scotia – Elections Nova Scotia reminds candidates, registered political parties, and third party advertisers from the Preston by-election held...
August 8, 2023
Delayed Opening – St. Thomas More Church Media Release: August 8, 2023 Elections Nova Scotia – One election day voting location for the Preston by-election has reported a delayed opening. The St. Thomas More Church, 15 Caledonia Road, Dartmouth, was not able to open for voting...
August 8, 2023
Unofficial Results for the Preston By-election Media Release: August 8, 2023 Elections Nova Scotia – The unofficial results are now complete for the Preston By-election. The following indicates the number of votes received by each nominated candidate: Anthony Edmonds, Green...
August 8, 2023
Preston By-election Update Media Release: August 8, 2023 Elections Nova Scotia – Most election day voting for the Preston by-election is now closed. One voting location, the St. Thomas More Church, 15 Caledonia Road, Dartmouth, had delayed opening and voting at this location...
August 8, 2023
Write-in Ballot Reminder Media Release: August 8, 2023 Elections Nova Scotia – Voters who have applied to vote by write-in ballot in the Preston by-election are reminded to return their completed write-in ballot before the close of polls tonight at 8 pm. To be accepted in...
August 8, 2023
Election Day Voting has Begun for the Preston By-election Media Release: August 8, 2023 Elections Nova Scotia – Today, Tuesday, August 8, 2023, is election day in the electoral district of Preston. Election day polls are open from 8 am – 8 pm. To be eligible to vote in the...
August 8, 2023
Voting is Closed for Preston By-election Media Release: August 8, 2023 Elections Nova Scotia – All voting for the Preston By-election is now closed. follow this link for the live feed results , which are available on the ENS website. The use of Elections Nova Scotia’s...
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....
August 7, 2023
Early Voting Available Today for the Preston By-election Media Release: August 7, 2023 Elections Nova Scotia – Early voting for the Preston by-election is open today on the civic holiday, Monday, August 7 from 9 am – 6 pm. Voters can cast their ballot today on the civic...
August 4, 2023
Preston By-election Reminders Media Release: August 4, 2023 Elections Nova Scotia – Voters in Preston are reminded that there are extended hours for early voting in the by-election until 8 pm today, Friday August 4, 2023. The returning office and community poll are open today...
August 4, 2023
Voting Available on the Holiday Weekend Media Release: August 4, 2023 Elections Nova Scotia – Early voting for the Preston by-election is available on the civic holiday weekend. Voters in Preston can vote at the returning office or community poll on Saturday, August 5, from 9...
August 3, 2023
Elections Nova Scotia – Statement August 3, 2023 Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Dorothy Rice issued an Order to the Nova Scotia Liberal Party on August 1, 2023. That Order required the Liberal Party and their candidate for the Preston electoral district by-election, Carlo...
August 3, 2023
Write-in Ballot Reminder Media Release: August 3, 2023 Elections Nova Scotia – Voters in Preston who have applied to vote by write-in ballot for the by-election are reminded to return their completed ballot to be counted. To count in the by-election, all completed write-in...
August 3, 2023
Extended hours for Early Voting in the Preston By-election Media Release: August 3, 2023 Elections Nova Scotia – The Preston by-election has extended hours for early voting until 8 pm today Thursday August 3 and tomorrow Friday August 4, 2023. The returning office and...