Elections Nova Scotia

Preparing for the Preston By-election – Know Your Electoral District

Release date: 
April 27, 2023

Preparing for the Preston By-election – Know Your Electoral District

Media Release: Thursday, April 27, 2023

Elections Nova Scotia – Elections Nova Scotia is preparing to deliver a by-election in the electoral district of Preston. The previous Member of the House of Assembly for Preston resigned effective April 1, 2023. According to the House of Assembly Act, a writ must be issued for a by-election six months from the date the vacancy occurred.

Prior to a by-election is a good time to confirm information about your electoral district. Click here for information about the Preston by-election.

In the fall of 2019, the House of Assembly legislated 55 electoral district boundaries as recommended by the Electoral Boundaries Commission. These district boundaries were used for the 41st provincial general election in Nova Scotia held on August 17, 2021.

Elections Nova Scotia is a non-partisan and independent agency responsible for conducting provincial elections. For more information, please visit electionsnovascotia.ca or follow us on Facebook and Twitter @electionsns.

Media Contact:

Naomi Shelton
Director, Policy and Communications
Elections Nova Scotia

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