Municipal Elections

To be a Municipal candidate you must be:

  • 18 years of age at the time of nomination
  • A Canadian citizen
  • A resident of The Municipality of East Hants for six months preceding nomination day (by November 22, 2017), and continue to so reside.
  • Although not required to reside in the polling district in which you wish to seek election, as long as you meet the residency requirement of six months as of November 22, 2017 in the Municipality of East Hants, you may be considered.
  • For additional requirement details and information, refer to the Candidate Guide to the Municipal Special Election 2018 for District 8 and the Candidate Guide to Municipal & School Board Elections 2016 for more information.


Nomination Forms:

* The full Nomination Package for Candidates is available to download.


Campaign Contributions

  • All contributions of $50 or over to a candidate campaigns must be reported on the form provided in the Candidate package.
  • Following the Election, contribution forms will be posted on the website.
  • Contributions made to municipal candidates are not tax deductible – no tax receipts are issued.
  • No anonymous contributions are allowed. 

For more information, please contact the election office:
(902) 883-7098 Ext 217