District 8 Special Election

A Special Election to elect a councillor for District 8 – Mount Uniacke will be held on Saturday, June 16, 2018.

Important Dates

Nomination Deadline May 22 5:00 pm
Advance Poll #1 June 7 Noon – 8:00 pm
Advance Poll #2 June 12 Noon – 8:00 pm
Election Day June 16 8:00 am – 8:00 pm


Interested in Becoming a Candidate?

Find out about the criteria for becoming a candidate in the District 8 special election. If you are not sure of what a Councillor does or if you should run or not, check out What Does a Councillor Do? Read the Candidate Guide to the Municipal Special Election 2018 and Candidate Guide to Municipal & School Board Elections 2016 for more information.

You may also want to review the following legislation:

Municipal Elections Act
Municipal Government Act
Municipal Conflict of Interest Act


Nomination Package

Nomination packages can now be picked up at the office of the Municipal Returning Officer, 15 Commerce Court, Elmsdale, Nova Scotia. Please make an appointment by contacting Sheralee MacEwan at election@easthants.ca or 902-883-7098 ext. 217.

Nomination packages are also available to download:

Candidate Nomination Package

A candidate’s nomination package must be filed at the Municipal Returning Office, 15 Commerce Court, Elmsdale, Nova Scotia on nomination day which is Tuesday, May 22, 2018, or within the five business days preceding nomination day (May 14, 2018). Please make an appointment by contacting Sheralee MacEwan at election@easthants.ca or 902-883-7098 ext. 217.


District 8 Electoral Division Maps

District 8 Electoral District

District 8 is divided into three divisions:


Are you on the List of Electors? 

To confirm that you are on the List of Electors, please call 902-883-7098 ext 121 or email election@easthants.ca. To avoid delay at your polling station, please confirm that you are on the list. You can also be added to the list of electors on the days of the advance polls and election day.


Proxy Voting

An elector who will be absent from the municipality on the advance poll days and ordinary polling day or is unable to attend at the polling station because of illness or physical disability, can vote by proxy.


Polling Station Location

Uniacke & District Volunteer Fire Hall
654 Highway #1
Mount Uniacke, NS B0N 1Z0


List of Candidates

Coming soon!


For questions or concerns, contact:

Sheralee MacEwan, Municipal Clerk
Municipality of East Hants
230-15 Commerce Court, Elmsdale, NS, B2S 3K5
Email: election@easthants.ca
Phone: 902-883-7098 ext. 217