Information for Voters

The next regular election will be held October 17, 2020. Here you will find information on the requirements of being a voter as well as all of the infornation related to polling stations and voting day.

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 fist 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 the Municipality of Barrington and have been so since immediately before the first advance polling day; and
  • You are not otherwise disqualified to vote in the Municipal elections.

Disqualified persons

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