Elections Nova Scotia

Advance Voting

Release date: 
May 20, 2017

Advance Voting

May 20, 2017

More than 4,000 people voted in the first three hours of advance voting this morning. Returning officers in the 51 districts report a steady stream of electors on the first of seven days of advance voting, from today through next Saturday (except Sunday). Already in the 40th provincial general election, more than 20,000 people have cast their ballot.

Early voting is more convenient. People travelling can vote at any electoral district, as elections officials can now print off a ballot for any electoral district, with local candidate’s names. Most voter information cards have now been delivered to 450,000 homes in Nova Scotia, providing 750,000 electors information on their best opportunities for where and when to vote.

On election day May 30th, electors must vote at their designated poll. People who have not received a VIC can still vote, but bringing a VIC will make for faster service.

Voting Days and Hours:

Today, May 20th until 6pm.

Monday Victoria Day, May 22nd, 9am to 6pm

Tuesday May 23rd, 9am to 6pm

Wednesday May 24th, 9am to 6pm

Thursday May 25th, 9am to 8pm

Friday May 26th, 9am to 8pm *Corrected to 8pm from original release*

Satruday May 27th, 9am to 6pm

Tuesday Election Day, May 30th, 8am to 8pm

For information about early voting locations, http://www.electionsnovascotia.ca/earlyvote

For information about your election day voting location, and to search for nearest voting locations: https://enstools.gov.ns.ca/edinfo2012/Location.aspx


Media Contact:         Andy LeBlanc
                              Director, Policy and Communications
                              Elections Nova Scotia

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