• You are 18 years of age or older and a Canadian citizen on the first advance polling day.
  • You have been a resident in Nova Scotia for six (6) months immediately before the first polling day.
  • You are a resident of the Town of Antigonish and have been so since immediately before the first advance polling day.
  • You are not otherwise disqualified to vote in the Municipal Elections


The preliminary list of electors has been prepared. It is very important that you contact the Returning Officer if, within the last four years you have moved into the Municipality or you have turned 18 or will turn 18 by January 9, 2021 or you were not on the List of Electors at the time of the last Provincial Election. The Municipal Returning Officer is currently receiving applications for additions or amendments to the list by telephone, fax, e-mail, mail or in person. 

Electors may find out if they are on the List of Electors by:

  • Visiting the Municipal Office between 8:30a.m. and 4 p.m. 
  • Emailing the Municipal Returning Officer, Marissa Jordan, at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Phoning the Returning Officer at 902-522-2496


Those individuals who would be considered disqualified to vote in the 2020 Election, include:

  • The Returning Officer.
  • A person serving a sentence in a penal or reform institution.
  • A person who has been convicted of bribery under the Municipal Elections Act in the six (6) years preceding ordinary polling day.


The Municipality of the District of St. Mary's will be providing electronic options for Electors to vote.

Telephone voting or internet voting will be open during the Election Period which is from 12:00 noon on Saturday, January 9, 2021 until 7:00 pm on Saturday, January 16, 2021. Voting will be open 24 hours a day during the Election Period. If you are a qualified elector, you will receive a letter in the mail with your PIN and instructions on how to vote.