All resources and forms are available for download in PDF format.
Candidate information guide
Interested in running in the 2024 Municipal and CSAP Election? Download the 2024 candidate information guide to learn more about how to put your name forward as a candidate.
|Form 3: Certificate in respect to charges that are liens/taxes
|This form is required for candidates running for Mayor or Councillor.
|Download form 3
|Form 11: Nomination paper
|Select the form for the office you're running for. Please note that the CSAP form is available in English and French.
Download form for Mayor/Councillor
Download form for CSAP Member (English)
Télécharger le formulaire pour les membres du CSAP (français)
|Form 12: Advertising materials and voter lists
|This form outlines the responsibility of all candidates to remove all relevant advertising materials and return elector lists after the election period.
|Download form 12
|Form 12A: Nomination withdrawal
|This form is only required for candidates who have been nominated and are looking to formally withdraw their candidacy.
|Download form 12A
|Form 15: Appointment of poll agent
|On election day, candidates may have poll agents present in polling stations.
|Download form 15
|Form 16: Oath of a poll agent
|Oath required by poll agents.
|Download form 16
|Form 17 and 17A: Official agent
|This form is for candidates and (if applicable) their appointed official agent.
Download form 17
Download form 17A
|Form 40: Campaign contributions disclosure statement
|Candidates must track and disclose campaign contributions from contributors.
Download form 40
Email the Election Office for a contribution tracking sheet
|Form 41: Association's campaign contributions disclosure statement
|This form is specific for campaign contributions received by an association, in support of a candidate.
|Download form 41
- Province of Nova Scotia's candidate's guide (2020 version)
- By-law C-1100 Respecting Campaign Financing
- By-law S-801 Respecting Licensing of Temporary Signs
- Municipal Elections Act
Your next steps
To become an official candidate for Mayor, Councilllor, or CSAP Member, all relevant forms must be filed by nomination day (Sept. 10, 2024). A pre-scheduled in-person appointment (available only between Aug. 26 and Sept. 9, 2024) is required to submit all forms; make your appointment today by emailing the Election Office.
The Election Office, part of the Office of the Municipal Clerk, is ready to ensure that support is available to residents, candidates and election staff at every step of the election process:
- Phone: 902.490.VOTE (8683)
- Email: email@example.com