Information on how to vote

2020 Election - Relevant Documents

Date of election: October 17th, 2020

Nomination Packages

Are you interested in running to be a municipal councillor in October’s election? Nomination packages are available by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or calling 902-749-6077

Key Dates

  • September 8th, 2020
    • Nomination Day (Nominations can be filed by appointment with the Returning Officer in the seven business days preceding nomination day beginning Thursday, August 27, 2020)
  • September 9th, 2020
    • Last day for candidate to withdraw
  • October 10th, 2020
    • First advanced poll
  • October 13, 2020
    • Second advanced poll
  • October 17th, 2020
    • Election day
  • October 20th, 2020
    • Official count
  • October 24th, 2020
    • Last day to file an affidavit (re: removal of posters and return of voters list for return of full or part of the deposit) –  FORM 12
  • October 27th, 2020
    • Last day to apply for a recount
  • December 16th, 2020
    • Last day to file campaign contribution disclosure form –  FORM 40 & FORM 41

Voter Information

You can vote in municipal elections if....

  • You are 18 years or older and a Canadian Citizen on the first advanced polling day
  • You have been ordinarily resident in Nova Scotia for 6 months immediately preceding the first advanced polling day
  • You are an ordinarily resident in the Municipality of Argyle and have been so immediately before the first advance polling day

You are considered a disqualified person to vote in the municipal election if you are

  • The municipal Returning Officer
  • An inmate in a correctional or reform center
  • A person convicted of bribery under the Municipal Elections Act in the 6 years preceding election day

Elections Officer Contact Information

Kim Rowley, Returning Officer

Municipality of Argyle
27 Courthouse Rd, PO Box 10, Tusket NS, B0W 3M0
Phone: 902-749-6077
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Civic Address

Municipality of Argyle
Municipal Office
27 Courthouse Road, Tusket, NS
B0W 3M0

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 10, Tusket, NS
B0W 3M0