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

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Naomi Shelton

Director, Policy & Communications

Naomi.Shelton@novascotia.ca

902.424.3275

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News

July 8, 2024
Elections Nova Scotia Publishes an Interpretation Circular on Section 307 of the Elections Act Media Release: July 8, 2024 Elections Nova Scotia – On June 14, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Dorothy Rice released the response to the judicial review findings by Justice Arnold...
July 5, 2024
Pictou West By-election Report Media Release: July 5, 2024 Elections Nova Scotia – The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Nova Scotia, Dorothy Rice, has released the report on the proceedings of the Pictou West by-election held on May 21, 2024. The report was submitted to the...
June 24, 2024
2023 Political Donations Annual Report Media Release: Monday, June 24, 2024 Elections Nova Scotia – Elections Nova Scotia (ENS) has published the Political Donations Annual Report for 2023, in accordance with Sections 240 and 251 of the Elections Act (the Act). The report...
June 14, 2024
Response to Judicial Review Finding by Justice Arnold Media Release: Friday, June 14, 2024 Elections Nova Scotia – The following is Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Dorothy Rice’s response to the judicial review findings released by Justice Arnold regarding the CEO’s decision on...
May 23, 2024
Pictou West By-election Official Addition Media Release: May 23, 2024 Elections Nova Scotia – Official addition results for the Pictou West by-election are now on the Elections Nova Scotia website (electionsnovascotia.ca). Marco MacLeod, Progressive Conservative...
May 22, 2024
Financial Reporting Deadlines for the Pictou West By-election Media Release: May 22, 2024 Elections Nova Scotia – Elections Nova Scotia reminds candidates, registered political parties, and third party advertisers from the Pictou West by-election held on Tuesday, May 21,...
May 22, 2024
Official Addition Tomorrow Media Release: May 22, 2024 Elections Nova Scotia – The official addition for the Pictou West by-election will begin tomorrow, Thursday May 23 at 10:00 am, at the returning office. The deadline for application to a judge for a recount is four...
May 21, 2024
Voting is Closed for Pictou West By-election Media Release: May 21, 2024 Elections Nova Scotia – All voting for the Pictou West 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...
May 21, 2024
Election Day Voting has Begun for the Pictou West By-election Media Release: May 21, 2024 Elections Nova Scotia – Today, Tuesday, May 21, 2024, is election day in the electoral district of Pictou West. Election day polls are open from 8 am – 8 pm. To be eligible to vote in...
May 21, 2024
Unofficial Results for the Pictou West By-election Media Release: May 21, 2024 Elections Nova Scotia – The unofficial results are now complete for the Pictou West By-election. The following indicates the number of votes received by each nominated candidate: Clare Brett,...
May 21, 2024
Write-in Ballot Reminder Media Release: May 21, 2024 Elections Nova Scotia – Voters who have applied to vote by write-in ballot in the Pictou West by-election are reminded to return their completed write-in ballot before the close of polls tonight at 8 pm. To be accepted in...
May 20, 2024
Early Voting Available Today for the Pictou West By-election Media Release: May 20, 2024 Elections Nova Scotia – Early voting for the Pictou West by-election is open today on the Victoria Day holiday, Monday, May 20 from 9 am – 6 pm. Voters can cast their ballot today on the...
May 20, 2024
Tomorrow is Election Day in Pictou West Media Release: May 20, 2024 Elections Nova Scotia – Tomorrow, Tuesday, May 21, 2024, is election day in the electoral district of Pictou West. All election day polls and the returning office will be open for voting from 8 am – 8 pm....
May 17, 2024
Pictou West By-election Reminders Media Release: May 17, 2024 Elections Nova Scotia – Voters in Pictou West are reminded that there are extended hours for early voting in the by-election until 8 pm today, Friday, May 17, 2024. The returning office and advance poll are open...
May 17, 2024
Media Release: May 17, 2024 Elections Nova Scotia – Early voting for the Pictou West by-election is available on the Victoria Day holiday weekend. Voters in Pictou West can vote at the returning office or advance poll on Saturday, May 18, from 9 am – 6 pm. Saturday, May 18,...
May 16, 2024
Write-in Ballot Reminder Media Release: May 16, 2024 Elections Nova Scotia – Voters in Pictou West 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...
May 16, 2024
Extended hours for Early Voting in the Pictou West By-election Media Release: May 16, 2024 Elections Nova Scotia – The Pictou West by-election has extended hours for early voting until 8 pm today Thursday May 16 and tomorrow Friday May 17, 2024. The returning office and...
May 15, 2024
Media Release: May 15, 2024 Elections Nova Scotia – All registered voters in Pictou West should have received a personalized voter information card (VIC) in the mail for the current by-election. VICs include information on where and when to vote. Voters in Pictou West should...
May 14, 2024
One Week Remaining in the Pictou West By-election Media Release: May 14, 2024 Elections Nova Scotia – There is just one week remaining in the Pictou West by-election. Election day is Tuesday, May 21, 2024. Voters are encouraged to take advantage of early voting options...
May 13, 2024
Media Release: May 13, 2024 Elections Nova Scotia – Election day for the Pictou West by-election is Tuesday, May 21, 2024. Voters in Pictou West can vote before election day at either the returning office or advance poll. Early voting is available Monday to Saturday, 9 am to...