By-Election for Councillor, District 10
A By-Election will be held to fill a vacancy on Municipal Council, for the position of Councillor for District 10. This By-Election date has been set for November 6, 2021.
District 10 includes the communities of Lynn, Lower Five Islands, Five Islands, Simpson Lake, Lower Economy, Carrs Brook, Economy, Upper Economy, Little Bass River, Bass River, McCormack Lake, Castlereagh, Montrose, Portapique, Five Houses, Highland Village, Lornevale, Londonderry, Londonderry Station, East Village, Great Village, Little Dyke, Glenholme, Folly Mountain, Folly Lake, Hart Lake, Lower Debert and Masstown.
Who can vote in Municipal Elections?
You qualify to vote if you meet all of the following conditions:
- You are 18 years of age or older and a Canadian citizen on the first advance polling day;
- You have been ordinarily resident in Nova Scotia for 6 months immediately before the first advance polling day;
- You are ordinarily resident in District 10 of the Municipality of Colchester and have been so since immediately before the first advance polling day; and
- You are not otherwise disqualified to vote in the Municipal elections.
You are considered a disqualified person for the purpose of a municipal election if you are:
- the municipal Returning Officer
- a person serving a sentence in a penal or reform institution
- a person who has been convicted of bribery under this Act in the six years preceding ordinary polling day
Candidates - General Information
To be a candidate in the municipal election, you must be:
- 18 years of age at the time of nomination
- a Canadian citizen
- ordinarily resident in the Municipality of Colchester for six months preceding nomination day (Tuesday, October 12th) and continue to so reside
- ensure that all municipal charges that are due have been paid by nomination day
You don’t need to live in the polling district that you’re running in, as long as you meet the residency requirement of six months in the municipality.
For more information, please refer to the pdf Candidates Guide to Municipal and CSAP Elections (409 KB) or contact Guy Wheeler, Returning Officer, at 902-956-9592 after September 27th. Please note that dates outlined in this Candidates Guide were applicable to the 2020 Municipal Election. For dates specific to this By-Election, please contact the Returning Office.
Candidates Running for Office for Councillor, District 10
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Guy Wheeler, Returning Officer
Municipality of County of Colchester
439 MacElmon Road, Debert, Nova Scotia
1 Church Street
Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 3Z5