2023 Regular Election - CANCELLED

As announced last month, there is one Village Commissioner seat to be filled for a three-year term 2023-2026. While there were initially two candidates for the position, one has withdrawn his candidacy.

Congratulations to Gloria Nauss on her election by acclamation!

The 2023 Election, scheduled for June 13th, is hereby CANCELLED.

Who can vote in Village Elections?

You can vote in the election if:

  • You are 18 years of age or older
  • You are a Canadian Citizen
  • You have resided in the Village of Chester for at least 6 (six) months prior to the election
  • Your name appears on the Elector’s list (or if you take the Oath of Elector)
  • You have identification that verifies you are a resident of the Village

See also Definitions-Electors/Residents (142 KB) . Qualifications of an Elector are set by the Nova Scotia Municipal Government Act and the Nova Scotia Municipal Elections Act.

Do I live in the Village?

Download the Village boundary map (905 KB) to check your address. This map will also be posted at the Polling Station.

Bring identification with proof of address with you when you come to vote.