The municipality runs elections for Mayor and Council, as well as the Conseil scolaire acadien provincial.
On Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019 there will be a special election in HRM District 15, Lower Sackville to fill the vacant Council seat. Advance polling dates will be Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019 and Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019. Read the summary of key dates [PDF] and the Frequently Asked Questions.
Read the list of official candidates.
This election will be entirely electronic. All votes will be cast either online or by telephone. The Advance Polling Period will begin on Sept. 28, 2019, opening online and telephone voting. The advance polling dates and election day will provide physical polling locations for voters. Votes will still be cast electronically, but elections staff will be on hand to provide the technology and support.
Find your local polling location using our online search.
Revisions to the List of Electors began on Aug. 8, 2019. Between Aug. 8 and Oct. 5, 2019 electors can call 902-490-VOTE (8683) to confirm their information on the List of Electors and make any necessary changes. Electors may also be added to the list if they are not already included. The Elections Office has an online List of Electors search, which can verify if you are on the List of Electors.
Advance Polling Dates:
Saturday, Sept. 28 & Tuesday, Oct. 1 - 12 noon - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 5 - 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Online voting will begin on Saturday, Sept. 28 at noon and close at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5.
Election Workers: Thank you for your interest in working with HRM Elections. We are currently fully staffed for the 2019 Special Election. Applications for the 2020 General Election will open in the spring of 2020. Please check back then for future opportunities.