Region of Queens Municipality

Nova Scotia, Canada

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For information on running as a candidate for Council, click here for the  Canadiate's Guide to Municipal Elections .

Starting on Wednesday, August 12, 2020, Nomination packages  will be available to those considering becoming a candidate in the upcoming election.   They may be picked up at Region of Queens Municipality Administration Office, 249 White Point Road, Liverpool, for the following offices:
MAYOR for the Region of Queens Municipality
ONE COUNCILLOR for each of Polling Districts 1 through 7



September 10, 2020: NOTICE OF POLL

The Municipal Election will be held on Saturday, October 17, 2020. Electors may vote between 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. at the locations listed below on ordinary polling day.

Advance polls will be held on Thursday, October 8, 2020, and Tuesday, October 13, 2020 between the hours of 12:00 noon and 8:00 p.m. Any elector who expects to be unable to vote on ordinary polling day may vote at the Advance poll. Proxy votes are not accepted at the Advance poll.






In your Polling District



(Districts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, & 7)




Darlene NORMAN     


Councillor, District 1


West Queens Rec. Centre,



Hunts Point Comm. Hall &



Liverpool Fire Hall                         

Councillor, District 2


Royal Canadian Legion Hall


Heather KELLY

Branch 38, Liverpool

Councillor, District 3


Mersey Point Comm. Hall,



South Queens Middle School


& Queens Manor

Councillor, District 4


Brooklyn Community Hall &


Allan LAWS

Seaside Community Centre


Dan MACLAREN                                  


Councillor, District 5


Milton Community Hall


Leslie A. ROBART                                


Councillor, District 6


Port Medway Fire Hall,



Mill Village Fire Hall,


Greenfield Fire Hall &


Hillsview Acres

Councillor, District 7


North Brookfield Comm. Hall,



North Queens Fire Hall &


North Queens Nursing Home

Member of Conseil scolaire acadien provincial (CSAP)









(12:00 noon – 8:00 p.m.)


Districts 1 - 7: Thursday, October 8th, 2020

North Queens Fire Hall,


West Queens Rec. Centre &


Milton Comm. Hall

Districts 1 - 7: Tuesday, October 13th, 2020

Greenfield Fire Hall,


Mill Village Fire Hall &


Royal Canadian Legion


Branch 38, Liverpool

Dated at Liverpool, Nova Scotia, this 10th day of September, 2020.Descriptions of the polling districts and divisions are available at the Municipal office and may be inspected during regular office hours. A more detailed breakdown of voting locations and boundaries will be sent to each household in Queens in the Election Newsletter. Information may also be obtained by calling 354-3453 or by contacting me by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Edward F. Bulley

Returning Officer

  (Click here for a PDF of the Notice of Poll)


 August 27, 2020: 

Are you considering offering for a Council seat in the upcoming Municipal Election on Oct. 17, 2020?

Nomination papers are now being accepted (from August 27 through to Sept. 8) – nominations may be filed by appointment with Returning Officer Ted Bulley (Phone: 902-354-3453, email: tbulley@regionofqueens).

Thinking of offering? Pick up your nomination package at Region of Queens Municipality’s Administration Office, 249 White Point Rd., Liverpool.

Each weekday through to Nomination Day, we'll post an update of the unofficial list of candidates who have submitted their nomination papers, and on September 10, 2020, the Grant of Poll will be posted, which is the official list of candidates for the 2020 Municipal Election in Region of Queens Municipality.

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August 11, 2020:  

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Thinking about offering for Municipal office?  Region of Queens Municipality will host an information session for members of the public who may be considering offering for Municipal Election this fall. 

This session will briefly explain the election process from now until after the election, including the nomination process, candidate requirements, electoral boundaries, position requirements and answer any questions you may have.

WHEN: Wednesday, August 26, 2020

WHERE: Queens Place Emera Centre, Liverpool (Community Room)

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

To reserve your space,please call Shelley Connolly at 902-354-3453, as Social Distancing and Masks are required at this information session. If all spaces are filled on Wednesday night, a second session will be scheduled.


August 6, 2020:

 https yourdecision.ca

If you would like to learn more about what's involved in being a member of Municipal Council, ways to be more engaged decision making in your community, and/or learning more about local politics, you'll want to go to https://yourdecision.ca/ and sign up for the upcoming Zoom sessions! August 11, 18, 27 and September 8 - sign up, and learn more about how local government works!

yourdecision.ca is a project dedicated to encouraging all Nova Scotians to become engaged in local politics through voting, volunteering on a campaign, or running for election. the intention is for all Nova Scotians to feel included in decisions impacting their communities. The project envisions Nova Scotians of all abilities and perspectives reflected in local government, highlighting the strengths found in diversity.

Go to their website, or contact:
Dani Coffey, Project Manager
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

yourdecision.ca is a partner project with the Local Government Program, Dalhousie University-The College of Continuing Education, Dalhousie University and Office of African Nova Scotian Affairs.

 August 3, 2020: Candidates are beginning their Election campaigns; click here for  the guidelines for advertising and campaign signage , as provided by Region of Queens Municipality, Bell Aliant, Nova Scotia Power and Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal.


More information on the election process may be obtained by emailing the Returning Officer This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by cell phone: 902-350-2346.  Questions may also be sent by e-mailing the Assistant Returning Officer, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or by phone: 902-354-3453.





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