Information for voters

Every four years, the Halifax Regional Municipality holds a general election for both Regional Council and the Conseil scolaire acadien provincial’s (CSAP) Halifax-area school board members. 

The next Municipal and Conseil scolaire acadien provincial Election is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 19, 2024.

The upcoming general election will allow eligible residents to vote for their choice of:

  • Mayor; 
  • Councillor within their district (16 total); and
  • Conseil scolaire acadien provincial Member (if applicable)

Learn more about municipal elections

While municipal and school board elections across Nova Scotia are governed by the Government of Nova Scotia, the Halifax Regional Municipality’s elections are managed by the Office of the Municipal Clerk

Voting in municipal elections is quick, convenient and secure. It’s an easy and powerful way to have your voice heard where it matters most.

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