Election 2016

Elections 2016: General Information


The Municipal and School Board Elections will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2016.

Voters in CBRM will be electing:

  • The Mayor, elected by all voters in CBRM (at large);
  • A Councillor to represent them in one of twelve districts;
  • The School Board Member for which the voter is eligible, EITHER:
    • The Cape Breton-Victoria School Board (CBVRSB) member for their District, OR
    • The African Nova Scotia member on the CBVRSB (if eligible to vote
      for this member); or
    • The Conseil Scolaire Acadien Provincial (CSAP) member (if eligible to vote for this School Board).

ELECTION DAY is Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (paper ballots only)  Click here for a full list of polling locations.

Advance Poll Voting (Internet & Telephone only - no paper ballots) - from 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 5th until 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 12th (24 hours/day).