News releases from Electoral Office (Page 1)

Amendments to Improve Election Administration

Electoral Office

The provincial government is updating the Elections Act to improve election administration in Nova Scotia.

Statements of Political Contributions Available

Electoral Office

The annual statements of political contributions for 2005 are now available.

The Stories Behind New Elections Nova Scotia Website

Electoral Office

One person describes the freedom of being allowed to vote as a "momentous experience." Another became active in school politics because his grandfather used to tell him about the importance of the right to vote. And then there is a 10-year-old who can't wait for his first trip to the polls.

Statements of Political Contributions Available

Electoral Office

The annual statements of political contributions for 2004 are now available.

Provincewide Voter Enumeration Starts Next Week

Electoral Office

Nova Scotians can expect a visitor at their apartment, condo, or house over the next couple of weeks.

Provincewide Voter Enumeration to Start in September

Electoral Office

A provincewide enumeration of Nova Scotia voters is set to start on Thursday, Sept. 8.

Enumeration Being Reinstated

Electoral Office

Enumeration of voters is being reinstated as a tool for use in future provincial general elections and byelections in Nova Scotia.

New Returning Officers Appointed

Electoral Office

Development of a new and accurate "made in Nova Scotia" voters' list has begun with the recent appointment of seven new returning officers. The officers will fill vacancies that have existed for some time.

Statements of Political Contributions Available

Electoral Office

The annual statements of political contributions for 2003 are now available.

Time To Vote and Other Election Fast Facts

Electoral Office

AT THE END OF THE DAY Voters can head to the polls on Tuesday, Aug. 5, between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Every Qualified Elector Can Vote

Electoral Office

Every Nova Scotian who is a qualified elector can vote in the Aug. 5 provincial election.

Hours of Special and Advance Polls

Electoral Office

Nova Scotians can cast their ballots on days other than on what officials call "ordinary polling day," or election day.

Voting Days and Other Election Fast Facts

Electoral Office

DEAR OCCUPANT Notices of registration have been mailed to everyone whose name is on the voters' list for the provincial election on Aug. 5.

Candidates Declared, Notices of Registration In the Mail

Electoral Office

ELECTORAL OFFICE--Candidates Declared, Notices of Registration In The Mail

Watch For Your Notice of Registration

Electoral Office

Every Nova Scotian whose name is on the voters' list for the Aug. 5 election should be receiving a confirmation of registration in the mail.

Fast Facts About Provincial Elections

Electoral Office

By Communications Nova Scotia Staff

Who, What, Where and Why: Election Fast Facts

Electoral Office

By Communications Nova Scotia Staff

Voters' List Being Prepared In New Way

Electoral Office

Nova Scotia is heading to the polls on Aug. 5 and this year's election preparations have been like no other.

Statements of Political Contributions Available

Electoral Office

The annual statements of political contributions for 2002 are now available.

Chester Plebiscite Date Set

Electoral Office

Chester residents will go to the polls on Feb. 22, to determine whether their community will become a town.