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Municipal Elections 2020


October 20, 2020

Total number of voters on final list of electors:  471

Total number of people who voted:  Mayor: 311

Voter Turn-out: 66%

Candidates for Mayor
  1. Amery Boyer
165 Mayor
  1. William (Bill) MacDonald

         Melony Robinson
         Returning Officer
          October 20, 2020 8:50 am


Mayoral Candidates for Municipal Town of Annapolis Royal: 

  • Amery Boyer
  • William (Bill) MacDonald

Councillors for Municipal Town Council Town of Annapolis Royal:

  • Paula Hafting (acclaimed)
  • Pat Power (acclaimed)
  • Holly Sanford (acclaimed)
  • Michael Tompkins (acclaimed)

Member for Conseil scolarie acadien provincial (CSAP)

  • Hélène Lavigne (Greenwood) (acclaimed)

Important Dates:

September 8, 2020 – Nomination Day – No appointment needed (Nominations can be filed by appointment with the Returning Officer in the seven business days preceding nomination day beginning Thursday, August 27, 2020).
September 9, 2020 at 4 p.m. – Last day for candidates to withdraw.
October 5, 2020 at 6 p.m – Virtual Meet & Greet for Mayoral Candidates (Please see link to join on our home page under “Public Notices”)
October 8, 2020 at 9 a.m. to October 17, 2020 at 7 p.m. – Electronic and telephone voting open.
October 17, 2020 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. – Election Day (unofficial results)
October 20, 2020 – Official Addition of ballots by Returning Officer and last day to file affidavit (re: removal of posters and return of voters list for return of full or part of deposit).
October 27, 2020 – Last day to apply for a recount.
December 16, 2020 – Last day to file campaign contribution disclosure form.

Additional Information: 

Candidate’s Guide to Municipal CSAP SB Elections – 2020-06-08

Revision to The Preliminary List of Electors

Nomination Paper – Mayor or Other Council Member – PDF

Information for Candidates

Election Brochure 2020

2020 Municipal Election Update – Handout

Election Notice

Electronic Voting Info Sheet

Virtual Meet & Greet

Bios From the Candidates

Advance Poll



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