Community Polls Begin Today

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Community Polls Begin Today


Community polls open today, Saturday, July 31, across the province for early voting. Community polls will be open Mondays to Saturdays, from 9 am – 6 pm for two weeks (until Saturday August 14).

Don’t forget, early voting will be open on Monday, August 2 from 9 am – 6 pm. Voters can cast their ballot on the civic holiday at any returning office or early voting locations in the province.

Advance polls will begin on Saturday, August 7 and run until Saturday August 14.

Returning Offices are also open for early voting from Monday’s to Saturdays, 9 am – 6 pm.

Voting is closed on Sundays.

There will be extended hours until 8 pm on Thursday, August 12 and Friday, August 13 for early voting at all returning offices and early voting locations.

During the early voting period (until Saturday, August 14), voters can vote anywhere in Nova Scotia, not just in their electoral district. Voters can still vote early on Monday, August 16, at the returning office in their electoral district.​

On election day, Tuesday, August 17, voters may vote at their assigned voting location or the returning office in their electoral district. Voting will be open from 8 am – 8 pm on election day.

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, call 1-800-565-1504, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter @electionsns.

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