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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902.424.8584

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News

September 27, 2022
Request for Proposals for a Nova Scotia Internet Voting Solution Media Release: September 27, 2022 Elections Nova Scotia – Elections Nova Scotia (ENS) has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) through the Nova Scotia Tender website for an internet voting solution (RFP#...
July 7, 2022
Elections Nova Scotia Launches New Strategic Plan Media Release: July 7, 2022 Elections Nova Scotia – Elections Nova Scotia (ENS) has released a new strategic plan that will guide the organization over the next four years (2022-2026) in preparation for the 42nd Provincial...
June 23, 2022
Political Donations Annual Report 2021 Media Release: June 23, 2022 Elections Nova Scotia – Elections Nova Scotia (ENS) has released the Political Donations Annual Report for the period from January 1 – December 31, 2021. The report contains the 2021 disclosure statements...
May 24, 2022
Volume II, Report on the Conduct of the Election and Recommendations for Legislative Change Media Release: Tuesday, May 24, 2022 Elections Nova Scotia – The Chief Electoral Officer has released the second volume of post-election reporting for the 41st Provincial General...
May 19, 2022
Chief Electoral Officer Richard Temporale Retiring Media Release: Wednesday December 15, 2021 Elections Nova Scotia - The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) for the Province of Nova Scotia, Richard Temporale, will retire on Tuesday, May 31, 2022. The position of CEO is vital...
January 31, 2022
Statement of Votes and Statistics for the 41st Provincial Election Media Release: Monday, January 31, 2022 Elections Nova Scotia – Elections Nova Scotia’s (ENS) has released the first volume of post-election reporting for the 41st Provincial General Election held on...
January 19, 2022
Elections Nova Scotia Presents 2022-2023 Budget Estimate to the Special Committee of the House of Assembly Media Release: Wednesday, January 19, 2022 Elections Nova Scotia - On January 18, 2022, Dorothy Rice, the Chief Financial Officer for Elections Nova Scotia (ENS)...
December 16, 2021
New Registered Political Party In Nova Scotia Media Release: Thursday, December 16, 2021 Elections Nova Scotia - Nova Scotia now has six registered political parties. A new political party, Nova Scotians United has met the requirements and registered with Elections Nova Scotia...
December 15, 2021
Assistant Chief Electoral Officer Appointment Media Release: Wednesday December 15, 2021 Elections Nova Scotia - The Chief Electoral Officer, Richard Temporale, is pleased to announce the appointment of Lindsay Rodenkirchen as Assistant Chief Electoral Officer for Elections...
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
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 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...