Any elector can vote by proxy if:
- they plan to be away from Queens on both Advance Polling days and Regular Polling day, OR
- they are unable to attend at their polling station because of illness or physical disability, AND
- his or her name is on the final list of electors or they have a Certificate of Eligibility.
The last day to have proxy papers filled out and returned to the Municipal Office was Friday, October 9, 2020. Proxy voters can only vote on Ordinary Polling Day; they cannot vote at Advance Polls.
A person can only be a proxy voter for one non-relative, but can be a proxy voter for any number of relatives that include a child, grandchild, brother, sister, parent, grandparent, husband or wife of the proxy voter, as long as they live within Queens County.
Form 21 (Part 1: to be completed by the Elector, and Part 2: to be completed by the Proxy Voter) may be downloaded or picked up at Region of Queens Municipality’s Administration Building, 249 White Point Rd., Liverpool, NS, or from any of the candidates offering in Region of Queens Municipality’s 2020 Election. Completed forms must be brought to the Returning Officer at the Administration Building during business hours (8:30 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday) on or before 5 p.m., Friday, October 9, 2020.