The unofficial results from the Special Election held in Oxford, NS January 18 - 30, 2021 are as follows:
David COTÉ (79 votes)
Norma ESTABROOKS (124 votes)
Alfred KING (145 votes)
ELECTED Arnold MacDonald (199 votes)
Byron MacDonnell (99 votes)
ELECTED Chrystal McNutt (205 votes)
Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 10:00 am is the official addition of the votes and we will release an updated report with the official results.
Thank you to everyone that participated in this election and a Special Thanks to the candidates that ran.
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Oxford its time to VOTE!
The Special Election is now open.
There are six candidates running in this election and we have two empty seats on Council.
It's time to fill those seats.You can vote by telephone or internet.
The help desk is also open at Town Hall till 3:30 pm.
The instructions on how to vote is in your voter letter that should have reached you by the end of last week.
If you did not receive a voter letter call the Returning Office at 902-447-2624.
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The preliminary list of electors (voter’s list) has been prepared for the upcoming elections. The Revising Officer(s) may make additions or corrections to the list upon application by telephone, fax, e-mail, or in person. Electors may find out if they are on the list of electors by:
Contacting the Returning Office to set up an appointment to meet in person, by phone 902-447-2624 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
You will be asked for your name, civic address, and your date of birth.
Linda Cloney, Returning Officer
To be a candidate in the municipal election, you must be:
You don’t need to live in the polling district that you’re running in, as long as you meet the residency requirement of six months in the municipality.
Interested in running to be a Municipal Mayor or Councillor in October's election? If you are not sure of what a Councillor does or if you should run or not, pdf click here (130 KB) for more detailed information.
Contact the elections office for more information or for a copy of the Town of Oxford's Nomination Package.
email@example.com or call 902-447-2624.
|July 4, 2020||Residency required to qualify as candidate in election|
|January 5, 2021||Nomination Day (Nominations can be filed by appointment with the Returning Officer in the seven business days preceding nomination day beginning Friday, December 18, 2020)|
|January 6, 2021||Last day for candidate to withdraw|
|January 18, 2021||Online Advance Polling Opens at 12 noon|
|January 30, 2021||Election Day|
|February 2, 2021||Official Addition|
|February 6, 2021||Last day to file affidavit (re: removal of posters and return of voters list for return of full part of deposit) - FORM 12|
|February 9, 2021||Last day to apply for a recount|
|March 31, 2021||Last day to file campaign contribution disclosure form - FORMS 40 & 41|
Alternative voting will be entirely used for the Special Municipal Election.
Voting insturctions will be included in the Voter Instruction letter mailed to each eligible elector on the official Elector List. Included in this information are instructions on how to access the voting system.
Voters can cast their ballot using the telephone or cell phone by calling a toll-free number that is listed on their Voter Instruction Letter.
ALSO Voters using personal computers may use the Internet to visit a website that will allow them entry into the voting system where they can cast their vote.
pdf Click here (1.80 MB) to review the common voter Questions and Answers for eVoting (provided to us by intelivote systems inc.)
Linda Cloney, Returning Officer
Town of Oxford ~ Wild Blueberry Capital of Canada
105 Lower Main Street, PO Box 338, Oxford, NS, B0M 1P0