District 4 Municipal Special Election 2022 Results

Shubenacadie Elects Carl MacPhee

The Municipality of East Hants held a Special Election for District 4 – Shubenacadie, on July 23, 2022, to fill a vacant position on Council after the resignation of Councillor Ian Knockwood in April, 2022.

Two candidates ran in this election, with the following results:


Carl MacPhee is a lifelong resident of East Hants. He graduated from Acadia University with a Bachelor of Science and had a 44-year career with the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal.

This election was held electronically by the Municipality of East Hants, offering voting by telephone and internet. Voter turnout for the election was 15.3%. All candidates and voters are thanked for their involvement in this special election.

The Municipality of East Hants would like to welcome Councillor Elect Carl MacPhee as the newest member of its Council. Carl MacPhee will be officially sworn in at the next Regular Meeting of Council on Wednesday, July 27, 2022. The meeting will take place in Council Chambers at the Lloyd E. Matheson Building and will be livestreamed for the public to view.




Juliann Cashen

Communications Officer

Municipality of East Hants


(902) 883-6219


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