Frequently asked questions:

How to vote? 
pdf 2020 eVote Common Questions V2 (159 KB)  
How to Cast a Ballot using the Internet with Date of Birth & PIN - SS 

Plebiscite: The Town is seeking input from residents through a plebiscite during this election. Voters will be asked to vote “Yes” or “No” to this question:

“Do you support a managed urban deer bow/crossbow hunt in the Town of Truro to control and reduce the urban deer population?” 

Details of the 3 years of data collection and analysis leading up to this step will be included with your  Voter Information Letter and will be available on the Town social media platforms and website. Truro Town Council will review and consider the plebiscite results. Theresults will be an important piece of information for Council in making a final decision. 

For more information visit:  pdf Overview of the Process to date Deer Management (113 KB)

Below is the official list of the Candidates (in alphabetical order by Ward) who have been Nominated for Councillor or Mayor.

 Residents of Truro, like all Nova Scotians, will choose their Municipal representatives on October 17, 2020. In addition to choosing a Mayor for the Town, voters will select two Councillors for each ward.

Those who meet the special qualifications can choose to vote for the member of the conseil scolaire acadien provincial representing the new District of Truro.

  Candidate's Guide to Mun CSAP SB Elections - 2020.pdf

Qualifications to Run for Council

In order to run for council (or mayor), you must:

  • Be 18 years of age at the time of nomination;
  • Be a Canadian citizen,
  • Be ordinarily resident in the Town of Truro for six months preceding April 8, 2020

Members of Town committees and commissions should pay particular attention to more detailed information in the Municipal Elections Act.

Additional Information for Prospective Candidates:

Qualifications to Vote

In order to vote, persons must:

  • Be 18 years or older on October 7, 2020
  • Be a Canadian citizen on October 7,2020
  • Have been ordinarily resident in Nova Scotia since April 8, 2020

 More information for voters about Canadian Democracy:

Resources from Nova Scotia Municipal Affairs:

For more information contact:
Kenneth W Henderson, Returning Officer
Phone: 902-898-2020


Contact Us

  • 695 Prince Street, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N1G5
  • 902-895-4484
  • 902-893-0501