Elections Nova Scotia

Nominations Closed in Sackville-Cobequid By-election

Release date: 
May 29, 2019

Sackville-Cobequid By-election   


Media Release: May 29, 2019

Nominations for the Sackville-Cobequid by-election closed at 2pm today, Wednesday, May 29, 2019. There are five candidates nominated:

David F. Boyd                      Atlantica Party Association of Nova Scotia (Atlantica)
Steve Craig                          Progressive Conservative Association of Nova Scotia (PC)
Anthony Edmonds              Green Party of Nova Scotia (GPNS)
Lara Fawthrop                     Nova Scotia New Democratic Party (NDP)
Michel Hindlet                     Nova Scotia Liberal Party (NSLP)


Early voting is possible every Monday through Saturday at the returning office up to election day, June 18. The returning office for the Sackville-Cobequid district is located at 585 Sackville Drive and is open 9am to 6pm Monday to Saturday and closed on Sundays.

An advance poll will be held at the Knights of Columbus Council, 252 Cobequid Road, for 7 days, from Saturday, June 8 to Saturday, June 15, except Sunday, June 9.

All registered eligible voters will receive a personal Voter Information Card (VIC) in the mail outlining the different options to cast their vote. Eligible voters can be added to the voters list during the by-election when they vote with the appropriate identification.

For more information visit electionsnovascotia.ca, or on Twitter @electionsns and Facebook at facebook.com/electionsnovascotia.



Contact:        Naomi Shelton 
                    Director, Policy and Communications 
                    Elections Nova Scotia 
                    902-424-3275 or 902-223-4871



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