Regular municipal elections for all polling districts are held every four (4) years. The next regular election for all districts will be held in October 2016. When a Councillor resigns between regular elections, a special election is held to elect a new councillor for that particular district. Municipal elections are governed by the Municipal Elections Act and the Municipal Government Act of the Province of Nova Scotia.
Information on municipal elections is provided in the documents below. As well the contact information of the Returning Officer and Assistant Returning Officer for the Municipality of the District of West Hants is provided.