Recount gives N.L. NDP crucial Labrador electoral district by just two votes

A judicial recount has confirmed a narrow NDP win in a Labrador riding in last month’s provincial election, denying the governing Liberals majority status. When the final tally was announced today, just two votes separated NDP newcomer Jordan Brown and…

Hearing over voter irregularities in Saint John Harbour set to begin next week

The case of alleged voter irregularities in the Saint John Harbour riding was back in court for a brief pre-trial conference on Tuesday as the application continues to drag its way through the courts. This is the ninth pre-trial conference…

New Brunswick’s chief electoral officer seeks to modernize electoral regulations

New Brunswick’s chief electoral officer is looking to modernize the province’s electoral regulations. On Tuesday, Kim Poffenroth tabled a discussion document before members of the province’s standing committee on procedure, privileges and legislative officers. Story continues below “A number of these…

Sackville-Cobequid PC candidate did not violate election laws: CEO

Nova Scotia’s chief electoral officer has found that Steve Craig, the Progressive Conservative candidate for the Sackville-Cobequid, did not breach the Elections Act. In a report released Wednesday, Elections Nova Scotia Chief Electoral Officer Richard Temporale found that Craig did…