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Eligible Voters Encouraged to Register For the 41st Provincial General Election
Elections Nova Scotia maintains a Register of Electors of anyone eligible to vote in a Nova Scotia provincial general election or by-election. The Register is updated regularly and there are several ways to be added to the list. Eligible voters can register any time on-line to ensure they are on the Nova Scotia Registry of Electors.
Eligible Voters who are not already on the list of electors and new voters are encouraged to register to vote in the provincial general election to be held August 17, 2021.
New votes include young adults 18 years of age or older, new Canadian citizens, or voters who have moved to Nova Scotia and have not yet voted in a provincial election.
Though being registered before arriving at a voting location is not required, those who are registered are sent a Voter Information Card (VIC) during an election with information on where and when to vote.
To be eligible to vote, you must be a Canadian citizen, 18 years or over on election day, August 17, 2021, and have lived in Nova Scotia for at least six months form the day the eleciton was called (since January 17, 2021).
There are many options to vote safely when the 41 Provincial General Election. Voters can apply on-line so they can vote by mail using a write-in ballot. Voters can also vote safely in-person before election day at any returning office or early voting location in the province, or on election day at their assigned voting location or the returning office in their electoral district. Strict COVID-19 protocols will be in place at all voting locations for the 41 Provincial General Election.
Elections Nova Scotia is a non-partisan and independent agency responsible for conducting provincial elections. For more information on the 41st provincial general election, please visit electionsnovascotia.ca, call 1-800-565-1504, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter @electionsns.