The Municipality of the District of Clare is looking for cleaning/disinfecting of voting locations personnel, Deputy Returning Officers, Poll Clerks as well as Voter Help assistants for the 2020 Municipal and School Board Election.
The Municipality will be using electronic voting. Paper ballots will be available on Election Day only.
All applicants for DROs, poll clerks and assistants must have a good working knowledge of computers.
Previous experience working on Municipal Elections will be considered an asset.
Training will be provided on the electronic voting system. Please call or email by September 16th to express your interest:
Municipality of Clare
The day for nominations of candidates for the 2020 Municipal Elections for municipal councillors and for members of ‘Le Conseil scolaire acadien provincial (CSAP)’ has been set for Tuesday, September 8, 2020.
Nomination forms will be available at the Municipal Office as of August 17 and nominations will be received by Returning Officer Pam Doucet from Thursday, August 27, to Friday, September, 4, 2020, by appointment and Tuesday, September 8, 2020, until 5:00 p.m.
One (1) Councillor is to be elected in each of the eight (8) electoral districts of the Municipality of Clare.
Three (3) members are to be elected in the electoral district of Clare (includes Municipality of Clare, Municipality of Digby and Town of Digby) to serve on the Conseil scolaire acadien provincial (CSAP). A person signing a nomination form must be an entitled individual.
Nominations close on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. Every nomination shall be accompanied by a deposit of Two Hundred ($200.00) Dollars.
For information regarding the 2020 Municipal and School Board Elections in Clare, go to https://www.clarenovascotia.com/en/2020-election.
Interested in running for council?
Municipal election day in Nova Scotia is Saturday October 17, 2020
Dalhousie University will be offering online sessions to those interested in learning more about local politics, running for election, and/or getting involved in community decision making.
Sessions being offered are:
- Citizen engagement: What is it and why should I care?
- Local government: What is it and why get involved?
- What’s it like to be an elected official?
- Organizing an Effective Election Campaign
For more information, visit https://yourdecision.ca/