Elections New Brunswick

Elections New Brunswick is responsible for administering the electoral process for Provincial Elections, Municipal Elections as well as the election of District Education Council (DEC) and Regional Health Authority (RHA) members.

Provincial Elections have a fixed date and are held every four years on the fourth Monday of September to elect Members of the Legislative Assembly.

Municipal, DEC & RHA elections also have a fixed date and are held every four years in May.

 

Qualifications to Vote in a Provincial Election

A person is qualified to vote in a provincial election if he or she:

  • • is a Canadian citizen;
  • • will be eighteen years of age on or before polling day;
  • • has been or will have been ordinarily resident in the Province for a period of at least 40 days immediately before the election; and
  • • will be living in the electoral district on Election Day.

Qualifications to vote in a municipal, district education council or regional health authority election if he or she:

A person is qualified to vote in a municipal, district education council or regional health authority election if he or she:

  • • is a Canadian citizen;
  • • will be eighteen years of age on or before polling day;
  • • has been or will have been ordinarily resident in the Province for a period of at least 40 days immediately before the election; and
  • • will be living in the municipality, school district, or health region on Election Day