Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia - Where History Meets Opportunity

Toll Free: 1.877.522.1110

Phone: 902.532.2043

Municipal & School Board Elections

Election Day is October 15, 2016

Town of Annapolis Royal Election Contacts:
Melony Robinson, Returning Officer, 902-532-3147 or

Notice of Poll (as of September 14, 2016)
Candidates for Municipal Council Town of Annapolis Royal (four seats):
1) Pat Power ACCLAIMED
2) John Kinsella ACCLAIMED
3) Holly Sanford ACCLAIMED
4) Owen John Elliot ACCLAIMED

Candidates for Municipal Mayor Town of Annapolis Royal
1) Michael Tompkins (seeking re-election)
2) Bill MacDonald

Annapolis Valley Regional School Board District #2 Candidate (one seat):
1) Bobbie Archer
2) Linnus Hannam
3) Paul Wear
4) Susan Ritchie

Conseil scolaire acadien provincial (CSAP):
Région de la vallée (Greenwood) Hélène Lavigne ACCLAIMED

Election Key Points:

Advanced Polls Dates:
Thursday, October 6, 2016
12:00 noon – 8:00 pm

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
12:00 noon – 8:00 pm

Election Day:
October 15, 2016
8:00 am – 7 pm

All voting will take place at Town Hall, 285 St. George Street, Annapolis Royal. There is no online voting. If you are unable to vote in person, you can have someone else vote by proxy in your place. Proxy papers can be picked up at Town Hall or downloaded here: Forms Required for Proxy Vote – PDF

Downloadable Candidate Guide:
Municipal Candidates Guide 2016 – PDF

School Board voting and nominations are being overseen outside the Town of Annapolis Royal. Contacts are:

  • District School Board: Returning Office Krista Toole, Town of Middleton, Town Hall, 131 Commercial Street, Middleton
  • African Nova Scotia Member of the Regional School Board: Returning Officer, David Poole, Municipality of the County of Kings at the Municipal Building, 87 Cornwallis St. Kentville
  • Conseil scholaire acadien provincial: Returning Officer, Carolyn Young,  Municipality of the County of Annapolis at the Municipal Building, 752 St. George Street, Annapolis Royal

Further information can be found in the 2016 Brochure and the Union of Nova Scotia Municipalities (UNSM) has a breadth of information:
2016 Election Brochure
UNSM Municipal Elections 2016:


More information to follow.

Share Button
Share Button