Know Your Vote

Know Your Vote, Nova Scotia!

Nova Scotia is heading to the polls to vote in the 41st Provincial General Election on August 17, 2021. Do you know your vote? Click the boxes below to get informed, and prepare yourself to tick the boxes on election day.

This is provincial election information made simple.

Know Your Vote at Halifax Public Libraries is a collection of information created to support community members who live in the electoral districts of our 14 branches. Whether it's a municipal, provincial, or federal election, Know Your Vote and our friendly team of staff, provide you with simplified information to help you stay informed and feel prepared to head to the polls.

Key dates

Election date
Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Advance polls
For those who wish to vote early, Elections Nova Scotia sets aside seven days of advance polls. You may vote at any advance poll in the province. The advance polls are open on Saturday to Saturday (closed Sunday) immediately before Election Day, from 9:00am to 6:00pm (open until 8:00pm on Thursday and Friday). Learn more, opens a new window

Write-in ballot deadlines

  • By mail: Saturday, August 7 at 6:00pm
  • In-person, and by agent for out of district: Saturday, August 14 at 6:00pm
  • In-person in voting district: Tuesday, August 17 at 8:00pm

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Registering & Voting

Preparing to Vote

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