The municipality runs elections for Mayor and Council, as well as the Conseil scolaire acadien provincial.
Regular elections are held every four years, and special elections are held as needed to fill vacancies. The next regular elections are scheduled for October 17, 2020.
By-law C-1100, respecting HRM Election Campaign Financing, was adopted by Halifax Regional Council on October 30, 2018 and is effective November 24, 2018. View the By-law here.