Elections Nova Scotia

Media Room

Elections Nova Scotia recognizes the media's valuable role in communicating the election process to the public.

Media Contact

Naomi Shelton

Director, Policy & Communications

Naomi.Shelton@novascotia.ca

902.424.3275

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News

October 18, 2021
Poll by Poll Results for the 41st Provincial General Election Media Release: Monday, October 18, 2021 Elections Nova Scotia – The poll by poll results are now available for the provincial general election held in Nova Scotia on August 17, 2021. The poll by poll results are...
October 12, 2021
Elections Nova Scotia Annual Report 2020-2021 Media Release: Tuesday, October 12, 2021 Elections Nova Scotia – Election Nova Scotia’s (ENS) Annual Report for the 2020–2021 fiscal year is now available. Efforts in 2020-2021 focused on election readiness planning for the...
August 30, 2021
Recount Results – Glace Bay-Dominion Media Release: Monday, August 30, 2021 Elections Nova Scotia – A judicial recount of all ballots cast in the provincial election for the electoral district of Glace Bay-Dominion, was held on Monday, August 30, 2021, at the Sydney Justice...
August 25, 2021
Judicial Recount – Glace Bay-Dominion Media Release: Wednesday, August 25, 2021 Elections Nova Scotia – A Supreme Court of Nova Scotia order has been issued by Justice Jamie S. Campbell for a recount of all ballots cast in the provincial election for the electoral district of...
August 19, 2021
Reminder: Financial Reporting Deadlines Media Release: Thursday, August 19, 2021 Elections Nova Scotia – Elections Nova Scotia reminds candidates, registered political parties and third party advertisers from the provincial general election held on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 all...
August 19, 2021
41 Provincial General Election Official Addition Available Media Release: Thursday, August 19, 2021 Elections Nova Scotia – Official Addition results for the 41 provincial general election are now available using the following URL: https://results.electionsns.ca/. Poll-by-...
August 19, 2021
Official Addition and Judicial Recounts Media Release: Thursday, August 19, 2021 Elections Nova Scotia – Official additions for the 41 provincial general election will begin at 10:00 today, Thursday, August 19, 2021, in all 55 returning offices. The deadline for...
August 18, 2021
Unofficial Results Complete for the 41st Provincial General Election Media Release: Wednesday, August 18, 2021 Elections Nova Scotia – The unofficial results are now complete for the 41st provincial general election. The following indicates the number of electoral districts...
August 18, 2021
Delayed Count in 6 Electoral Districts Media Release: Tuesday, August 17, 2021 Elections Nova Scotia – The vote counts in 3 additional electoral districts have been suspended. This means the vote counts in a total of 6 electoral districts have been suspended due to an...
August 18, 2021
Election Counts Continue...
August 18, 2021
Delayed Count in 3 Electoral Districts Media Release: Tuesday, August 17, 2021 Elections Nova Scotia – The vote counts in 3 electoral districts have been suspended due to an outstanding volume of votes and limited staffing. The vote counts in the following electoral districts...
August 17, 2021
COVID Precautions for the 41st Provincial General Election Media Release: Tuesday, August 17, 2021 Elections Nova Scotia – Elections Nova Scotia is committed to the safe delivery of a safe, fair, and inclusive election. We worked with Public Health to determine the...
August 17, 2021
Voting is Closed for 41st Provincial General Election Media Release: Tuesday, August 17, 2021 Elections Nova Scotia – All voting for the 41st provincial general election is now closed. Click here forlive feed results. The Chief Electoral Officer, Richard Temporale has...
August 17, 2021
Write-in Ballot Reminder Media Release: Tuesday, August 17, 2021 Elections Nova Scotia – Voters who have applied to vote by write-in ballot are reminded to return their completed ballot. To count in the election, all completed write-in ballots must be received by 8 pm...
August 17, 2021
Vote Safely – What to Bring When You Vote Media Release: Tuesday, August 17, 2021 Elections Nova Scotia – COVID precautions are in place at all returning offices and voting locations to ensure voter safety on election day. Voters are asked to wear a mask, sanitize their...
August 17, 2021
Vote Count will Continue At Midnight Media Release: Tuesday, August 17, 2021 Elections Nova Scotia – Voting counting will continue at midnight. The Chief Electoral Officer, Richard Temporale had previously indicated he may need to end the vote count at midnight. The count...
August 17, 2021
Election Day Polls are Open for 41st Provincial General Election Media Release: Tuesday, August 17, 2021 Elections Nova Scotia – Today, Tuesday, August 17, 2201, is election day in Nova Scotia. Election day polls are open from 8 am – 8 pm. To be eligible to vote in this...
August 17, 2021
Voting Location Corrections Media Release: Tuesday, August 17, 2021 Elections Nova Scotia – Today, Tuesday, August 17, 2201, is election day in Nova Scotia. The ‘where do I vote’ tool on Elections Nova Scotia’s website had incorrect voting location information for the...
August 17, 2021
Delayed Opening and Voting Location Changes Media Release: Tuesday, August 17, 2021 Elections Nova Scotia – Today, Tuesday, August 17, 2201, is election day in Nova Scotia. DELAYED OPENING The following electoral districts reported delayed openings at voting locations....
August 16, 2021
Final Stats for Early Voting – As of 6 pm Monday, August 16, 2021 Media Release: Monday, August 16, 2021 Elections Nova Scotia – Today, Monday, August 16th (Day 1 of the election calendar) was the last opportunity for early voting at returning offices and by write-in ballot...