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Voter letters are now arriving by mail. Polls open (phone and online) on Dec. 1 at noon. For full election details, including how to get a voters letter, please click here. 

Wolfville Special Election 2022

A special election has been called to fill a vacancy on Council. The nomination period closed at the end of day on November 15 and there are now 3 (three) candidates on the ballot.

Candidates:

  • Mercedes BRIAN
  • Noel McQUEEN
  • Ian PALMETER

Voter qualifications

You will be able to vote in Wolfville’s special election if you meet the following criteria:

  • You are 18 years of age or older and a Canadian citizen on or before the first advance poll day (December 1, 2022);
  • You have been ordinarily resident in Nova Scotia for 6 months before the first advance poll day (since June 1, 2022); and
  • You are ordinarily resident in the Town of Wolfville and have been so since immediately before the first advance poll day (as of December 1, 2022).

By casting a ballot or by entering the electronic voting system and entering your assigned PIN number, you are declaring that you are eligible to vote in this election.

Voting

Wolfville will be using a hybrid voting system that provides internet, phone or in-person options for returning your ballot. The electronic voting period (internet and phone) runs from December 1 to December 9, 2022.

Voter letters that contain the unique PIN for online and phone voting will be mailed out on November 22. You can view a sample letter here. The letter contains all the information you need to participate in the election, as well as a help line.

To vote by paper ballot, please visit the following location during the listed hours:

The Lions Club – 36 Elm Ave. Wolfville

Election Day, December 10, from 8:00am – 7:00pm

Your voter’s letter will be mailed on Tuesday, November 22.

If you require access to a computer or in-person assistance with electronic voting, please visit the following location during the listed hours:

The Lions Club – 36 Elm Ave. Wolfville

December 1 from 12:00pm – 8:00pm

December 6 from 12:00pm – 8:00pm

 

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The preliminary list of electors is now available. Please take a moment to review details on how to check to see if you are on the list.

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NOTICE OF ADVANCE POLL 

Thursday December 1st, 12NOON – 8:00PM

Tuesday December 6th, 12NOON – 8:00PM

at The Lions Club, 36 ELM AVE, WOLFVILLE

(electronic voting only)

Any elector who expects to be unable to vote on ordinary polling day (Saturday December 10th) may vote at the advance poll.  Please note electronic voting only is available on Advance Polling Days.  The use of an iPad or telephone will be available at the Lions Club on those days.

Ordinary Polling Day, Saturday, December 10th will be paper voting only.  No electronic voting will be available on ordinary polling day.

Electronic voting will be available 24 hours a day from Thursday December 1st, 2022, at 12noon until Friday December 9th, 2022, at 8pm.

A PIN to enable access to e-voting will be included in your voter’s letter which has now been mailed.

If you do not receive your voter's letter by Dec. 1, please call 902-680-6421