Final list of candidates/key dates for municipal and school board elections

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 (Halifax, NS) – The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that candidates are now officially nominated for the upcoming municipal, Halifax Regional School Board and CSAP elections. There were no withdrawals prior to today’s 4 p.m. deadline. The full list of candidates can be viewed here: 

All eligible voters are encouraged to check and verify their voting information is accurate on our voters list. This step is particularly important for those who plan to vote through alternative methods such as e-voting or by phone. Take a moment and check your information here:

If you are not on the list or your information has changed, please contact the Voter Helpline at 902.490.VOTE (8683) or 1-844-301-VOTE (8683) as soon as possible to ensure you are listed correctly to vote. Revisions to the voters list can be made until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, October 5 or in person during the advanced polls occurring on October 8 & 11 and on Election Day, October 15.

Residents are also advised of key upcoming dates in the electoral process:

October 4 (beginning at 8 a.m.) to October 13 (closing at 7 p.m.), 2016: Alternative voting (phone and e-voting) period

October 8, 2016: First advanced poll (in-person voting)

October 11, 2016: Second advanced poll (in-person voting)

October 15, 2016: Election Day (in-person voting)

For full election details, including polling locations and information on our first ever #halifaxvotesbecause social media contest, please visit  

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Final list of candidates/key dates for municipal and school board elections