Lunenburg County Votes 2024: Barnacle Election Central



This page was last updated on April 26, 2024.

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This October, the people of Lunenburg County will cast their votes for 39 municipal officials. These votes will determine the leadership and priorities of our municipalities for the next four years.

The Lunenburg Barnacle is here to keep Bridgewaterians, Chesterites, Mahone Bayers, MODLers and Lunenburgers informed on all developments surrounding the upcoming October 19 municipal election with this page, Barnacle Election Central.

Barnacle Election Central is our hub for all Lunenburg County 2024 Municipal Election news and reference material.

We are keeping the interactive district map, list of news stories, and district profiles on this page updated weekly to ensure you can keep track of developments. You can always see how up-to-date this information is by checking the notice at the top of this page.

We also want to know what’s on your mind leading up to the election.

Please contact our editorial team via email at editor@thebarnacle.ca – we invite your thoughts on what should guide our coverage, and are glad to publish any thoughts you want to share in a letter regarding the election.

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Click or tap the district you are interested in to see who your current municipal representatives are, and who is confirmed to be running in your district.

You can click or tap the magnifying glass icon on the left side of the map and search for your address to go directly to your location.

Lunenburg County Municipal Election 2024 Stories – Lunenburg Barnacle

April 26, 2024 – Chasidy Veinotte, MODL District 10 Councillor, Confirms She Will Reoffer In October
April 25, 2024 – Lunenburg County’s Municipal Election Results, From October 2020 to Today
April 25, 2024 – Lunenburg Mayor Jamie Myra Confirms He Will Reoffer In October
April 25, 2024 – Lunenburg Councillor Susan Sanford Announces She Will Not Reoffer In October
April 25, 2024 – Elspeth McLean-Wile Announces Candidacy For Mayor of MODL
April 25, 2024 – Ben Brooks Announces Candidacy For MODL District 9

Lunenburg County Municipal Election 2024 Stories – Other Media

April 17, 2024 – Lighthouse Now Progress Bulletin: Business leader wants to become MODL’s next mayor (in print archives, behind paywall, at https://lighthousenow.ca/)

District Profiles

We've prepared profiles for each Town and District that we are keeping updated as Councillors confirm whether they are reoffering their candidacy, and new candidates announce their campaigns.

Municipality of the District of Chester

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What positions do people in Chester vote for?

Chester is unique among South Shore municipalities for having residents not elect a Mayor. Instead, there are seven Councillors for different districts who elect a Warden amongst themselves.

Eligible voters will vote for one Councillor in the district they live in.

How can I learn about the current Chester Council?

This is the current makeup of Chester Council.

TitleDistrictNameSocial MediaPeriod On Council
WardenDistrict 4Allen WebberNo public social media presence1982-present (currently 8th term as Warden)
CouncillorDistrict 1Andre Veinottehttps://www.facebook.com/andredistrict12012-present
CouncillorDistrict 2Floyd ShatfordNo public social media presence2004-present
CouncillorDistrict 3Derek Wellshttps://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1000762164110102021-present
CouncillorDistrict 5Abdella Assaffhttps://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1000121869932232016-present
CouncillorDistrict 6Tina ConnorsNo public social media presence2012-present
CouncillorDistrict 7Sharon Churchhttps://www.facebook.com/sharon.cornelius.7161999-present

What is voter turnout like in Chester?

In the 2020 municipal election, two districts were acclaimed.

There were 3,689 votes cast among the remaining five districts.

There were 9,174 eligible voters across all seven districts when the electoral boundaries were assessed in June 2022. Each district has between 1,194 to 1,483 eligible voters.

For more details, see our article: Lunenburg County's Municipal Election Results, From October 2020 to Today

Chester – District 1

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The current councillor for Chester – District 1 is Andre Veinotte.

(Photo: Chester.ca)

Veinotte has been serving since 2012.

He has not confirmed whether he is reoffering for his council seat in October 2024.

His Facebook page is: https://www.facebook.com/andredistrict1. He does not have a website.

In the October 2020 municipal election, he won the District 1 Seat with 418 votes – 47.66 per cent of the vote. The two other nominees were Marshal Hector with 337 votes, and Terri Demont with 122 votes.

You can read a bio of Veinotte and access his contact information at his profile page on Chester.ca.

As of April 21, 2024, no one has publicly announced they are running to be the next Councillor for Chester's District 1.

Chester – District 2

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The current councillor for Chester – District 2 is Floyd Shatford.

(Photo: Chester.ca)

Shatford has been serving since 2004.

He has not confirmed whether he is reoffering for his council seat in October 2024.

He does not have a Facebook page. He does not have a website.

In the October 2020 municipal election, he ran uncontested and won the District 2 seat by acclamation.

You can read a bio of Shatford and access his contact information at his profile page on Chester.ca.

As of April 21, 2024, no one has publicly announced they are running to be the next Councillor for Chester's District 2.

Chester – District 3

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The current councillor for Chester – District 3 is Derek Wells.

(Photo: Chester.ca)

Wells has been serving since 2021.

He has not confirmed whether he is reoffering for his council seat in October 2024.

His Facebook page is: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100076216411010. He does not have a website.

In a November 2021 by-election, he won the District 3 Seat with 461 votes – 63.67 per cent of the vote. The two other nominees were Jo-Ann Grant with 164 votes, and Annette Collicutt with 99 votes.

You can read a bio of Wells and access his contact information at his profile page on Chester.ca.

As of April 21, 2024, no one has publicly announced they are running to be the next Councillor for Chester's District 3.

Chester – District 4

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The current councillor for Chester – District 4 is Allen Webber.

(Photo: Chester.ca)

Webber has been serving since 1982. He is the Warden of Chester.

He has not confirmed whether he is reoffering for his council seat in October 2024.

He does not have a Facebook page. He does not have a website.

In the October 2020 municipal election, he won the District 4 Seat with 365 votes – 60.73 per cent of the vote. The one other nominee, Steven Millett, had 236 votes.

You can read a bio of Webber and access his contact information at his profile page on Chester.ca.

As of April 21, 2024, no one has publicly announced they are running to be the next Councillor for Chester's District 4.

Chester – District 5

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The current councillor for Chester – District 5 is Abdella Assaff.

(Photo: Chester.ca)

Assaff has been serving since 2016.

He has not confirmed whether he is reoffering for his council seat in October 2024.

His Facebook page is: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100012186993223. He does not have a website.

In the October 2020 municipal election, he won the District 5 Seat with 616 votes – 72.88 per cent of the vote. The one other nominee, Blake Rafuse, had 229 votes.

You can read a bio of Assaff and access his contact information at his profile page on Chester.ca.

As of April 21, 2024, no one has publicly announced they are running to be the next Councillor for Chester's District 5.

Chester – District 6

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The current councillor for Chester – District 6 is Tina Connors.

(Photo: Chester.ca)

Connors has been serving since 2012.

She has not confirmed whether she is reoffering for her council seat in October 2024.

She does not have a Facebook page. She does not have a website.

In the October 2020 municipal election, she ran uncontested and won the District 6 seat by acclamation.

You can read a bio of Connors and access her contact information at her profile page on Chester.ca.

As of April 21, 2024, no one has publicly announced they are running to be the next Councillor for Chester's District 6.

Chester – District 7

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The current councillor for Chester – District 7 is Sharon Church.

(Photo: Chester.ca)

Church has been serving since 1999.

She has not confirmed whether she is reoffering for her council seat in October 2024.

Her Facebook page is: https://www.facebook.com/sharon.cornelius.716. She does not have a website.

In the October 2020 municipal election, she won the District 7 Seat with 487 votes – 79.57 per cent of the vote. The one other nominee, Doug Sharpham, had 125 votes.

You can read a bio of Church and access her contact information at her profile page on Chester.ca.

As of April 21, 2024, no one has publicly announced they are running to be the next Councillor for Chester's District 7.

Municipality of the District of Lunenburg (MODL)

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What positions do people in MODL vote for?

Eligible voters in MODL will get to vote for a Mayor, and for one Councillor for the district they live in.

MODL elects a Mayor who sits at large and is voted for by all voters in town.

Additionally, MODL has ten polling districts spanning 1,759 square kilometres from inland Nova Scotia to the ocean, engulfing the municipalities of Bridgewater, Lunenburg and Mahone Bay. Each district is represented by one Councillor.

How can I learn about the current MODL Council?

You can access Councillors' contact information on MODL's "Council Members" page.

If you want to dig deep into Council's recent conversations and decisions, you can view minutes and agendas and listen to recordings from their meetings at MODL's "Meeting, Minutes and Agendas" page.

This is the current makeup of MODL Council.

TitleDistrictNameSocial MediaPeriod On Council
MayorAt Large (All of MODL)Carolyn Bolivar-Getsonhttps://www.facebook.com/MayorBolivarGetson1997-2003 (as Councillor), 2012-present
Deputy MayorDistrict 3Wendy Oicklehttps://www.facebook.com/WendyOickleDistrict32020-present
CouncillorDistrict 1Leitha Haysomhttps://www.facebook.com/leitha4district12020-present
CouncillorDistrict 2Martin Bellhttps://www.facebook.com/MartinBellDistrict2, https://martinbell.ca/2000-present
CouncillorDistrict 4Pam HubleyNo public social media presence2020-present
CouncillorDistrict 5Cathy MooreNo public social media presence2004-present
CouncillorDistrict 6Sandra StattonNo public social media presence2020-present
CouncillorDistrict 7Michelle Greekhttps://www.facebook.com/michellegreekdistrict72020-present
CouncillorDistrict 8Kacy DeLonghttps://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1000637068446722020-present
CouncillorDistrict 9Reid WhynotNo public social media presence2016-present
CouncillorDistrict 10Chasidy Veinottehttps://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1000347083165292020-present

More information on each district is below on this page.

What is voter turnout like in MODL?

In the 2020 municipal election, The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg (MODL) saw 9,084 people turn out to vote out of approximately 20,700 eligible voters, for a total turnout of 43.9 per cent.

Out of the ten districts, three were acclaimed.

For more details, see our article: Lunenburg County's Municipal Election Results, From October 2020 to Today

Mayor of MODL

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The current Mayor of the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg is Carolyn Bolivar-Getson.

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Bolivar-Getson has been serving since 2012, and was previously on Council from 1999-2003.

She has not confirmed whether she is reoffering for her council seat in October 2024.

Her Facebook page is: https://www.facebook.com/MayorBolivarGetson. She does not have a website.

In the October 2020 municipal election, Mayor Carolyn Bolivar-Getson won over one other nominee, Caleb Wheeldon. She won with 5,437 votes (60.41 per cent) over Wheeldon’s 3,563.

One candidate, Elspeth McLean-Wile, has announced her intention to run for Mayor of MODL in October. You can read more about McLean-Wile in our article, Elspeth McLean-Wile Announces Candidacy For Mayor of MODL, and follow her Facebook campaign page at https://www.facebook.com/elspethformayor.

MODL – District 1

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The current councillor for MODL – District 1 is Leitha Haysom.

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Haysom has been serving since 2020. She has not confirmed whether she is reoffering for their council seat in October 2024.

Her Facebook page is: https://www.facebook.com/leitha4district1. She does not have a website.

In the October 2020 municipal election, Haysom ran uncontested and won her seat by acclamation.

As of April 15, 2024, no one has publicly announced they are running to be the next Councillor for MODL's District 1.

MODL – District 2

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The current councillor for MODL – District 2 is Martin Bell.

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Bell has been serving since 2000. He has not confirmed whether he is reoffering for his council seat in October 2024.

His Facebook page is: https://www.facebook.com/MartinBellDistrict2. His website is: https://martinbell.ca/.

In the October 2020 municipal election, Bell was incumbent, and won the District 2 Seat with 687 votes – 56.96 per cent of the vote. The one other nominee, Morgen Reinhardt, had 519 votes.

As of April 15, 2024, no one has publicly announced they are running to be the next Councillor for MODL's District 2.

MODL – District 3

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The current councillor for MODL – District 3 is Wendy Oickle.

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Oickle has been serving since 2020. She has not confirmed whether she is reoffering for her council seat in October 2024.

Her Facebook page is: https://www.facebook.com/WendyOickleDistrict3. She does not have a website.

In the October 2020 municipal election, she won the District 3 Seat with 339 votes – 40.50 per cent of the vote. The two other nominees were Lee E. Nauss (incumbent) with 326 votes, and David Sutherland with 172 votes.

As of April 15, 2024, no one has publicly announced they are running to be the next Councillor for MODL's District 3.

MODL – District 4

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The current councillor for MODL – District 4 is Pam Hubley.

Hubley has been serving since 2020. She has not confirmed whether she is reoffering for her council seat in October 2024.

(Photo: modl.ca)

She does not have a Facebook page. She does not have a website.

In the October 2020 municipal election, Hubley won the District 4 Seat with 662 votes – 67.41 per cent of the vote. The one other nominee, Bud Webster, had 320 votes.

As of April 15, 2024, no one has publicly announced they are running to be the next Councillor for MODL's District 4.

MODL – District 5

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The current councillor for MODL – District 5 is Cathy Moore.

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Moore has been serving since 2004. She has not confirmed whether she is reoffering for her council seat in October 2024.

She does not have a Facebook page. She does not have a website.

In the October 2020 municipal election, Moore ran uncontested and won the District 5 seat by acclamation.

As of April 15, 2024, no one has publicly announced they are running to be the next Councillor for MODL's District 5.

MODL – District 6

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The current councillor for MODL – District 6 is Sandra Statton.

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Statton has been serving since 2020. She has not confirmed whether she is reoffering for her council seat in October 2024.

She does not have a Facebook page. She does not have a website.

In the October 2020 municipal election, Statton won the District 6 Seat with 490 votes – 54.80 per cent of the vote. The one other nominee, Claudette E. Garland (incumbent), had 404 votes.

As of April 15, 2024, no one has publicly announced they are running to be the next Councillor for MODL's District 6.

MODL – District 7

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The current councillor for MODL – District 7 is Michelle Greek.

(Photo: modl.ca)

Greek has been serving since 2020. She has not confirmed whether she is reoffering for her council seat in October 2024.

Her Facebook page is: https://www.facebook.com/michellegreekdistrict7. She does not have a website.

In the October 2020 municipal election, Greek won the District 7 Seat with 594 votes – 60.67 per cent of the vote. The one other nominee, Wade S. Carver (incumbent), had 385 votes.

As of April 15, 2024, no one has publicly announced they are running to be the next Councillor for MODL's District 7.

MODL – District 8

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The current councillor for MODL – District 8 is Kacy DeLong.

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DeLong has been serving since 2020. She has not confirmed whether she is reoffering for her council seat in October 2024.

Her Facebook page is: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100063706844672. She does not have a website.

In the October 2020 municipal election, DeLong ran uncontested and won the District 8 seat by acclamation.

As of April 15, 2024, no one has publicly announced they are running to be the next Councillor for MODL's District 8.

MODL – District 9

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The current councillor for MODL – District 9 is Reid Whynot.

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Whynot has been serving since 2016.

He has confirmed he is not reoffering for his council seat in October 2024.

Whynot has offered his endorsement to Ben Brooks, a Riverport resident and business owner, who announced his intention for candidacy on April 8.

In the October 2020 municipal election, Whynot was incumbent, and won the District 9 Seat with 577 votes – 56.84 per cent of the vote. The one other nominee, Frank Fawson, had 438 votes.

As of April 15, 2024, only Ben Brooks has publicly announced he will run to be the next Councillor for MODL's District 9.

MODL – District 10

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The current councillor for MODL – District 10 is Chasidy Veinotte.

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Veinotte has been serving since 2020. She confirmed she intends to reoffer in October in an April 22 Facebook post.

Her Facebook page is: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100034708316529. She does not have a website.

In the October 2020 municipal election, she won the District 10 Seat with 442 votes – 45.94 per cent of the vote. The two other nominees were Josh Healey with 332 votes, and Ann Westhaver with 188 votes.

As of April 26, 2024, no one else has publicly announced they are running to be the next Councillor for MODL's District 10.

Town of Bridgewater

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What positions do people in Bridgewater vote for?

The Town of Bridgewater elects one Mayor and six Councillors who sit at large – meaning a Councillor is not elected by people in a specific polling district, but by all voters in town.

Eligible voters will get to cast one vote for a Mayor (if there is more than one candidate), and six votes for Councillors.

How can I learn about the current Bridgewater Council?

(Bridgewater Council with CAO Tammy Crowder. L-R: CAO Tammy Crowder, Councillor Mike Conklin, Deputy Mayor Cheryl Fougere, Councillor Andrew Tanner, Mayor David Mitchell, Councillor Jennifer McDonald, Councillor Wayne Thorburne, Councillor Stacey Colwell. Photo: bridgewater.ca)

TitleNameSocial MediaPeriod On Council
MayorDavid Mitchellhttps://www.facebook.com/mayordavidmitchell2004-2016 (as Councillor), 2016-present (as Mayor)
Deputy MayorCheryl Fougerehttps://www.facebook.com/cfougere12020-present
CouncillorMike Conklinhttps://www.facebook.com/Conklin4Council2020-present
CouncillorStacey Colwellhttps://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1000690671249392020-present
CouncillorJennifer McDonaldhttps://www.facebook.com/jennifer.mcdonald.58912020-present
CouncillorAndrew TannerNo public social media presence2012-present
CouncillorWayne Thorburnehttps://www.facebook.com/wayne.thorburne.72012-present

If you want to dig deep into Bridgewater Council's recent conversations and decisions, you can view minutes and agendas from the last four years' meetings at the Town of Bridgewater's "Council Agendas and Minutes" page, and watch their recent meetings at the Town of Bridgewater YouTube page.

You can find a list of what committees Councillors are on and access their contact information on the Town of Bridgewater's "Meet The Council" page.

What is voter turnout like in Bridgewater?

Mayor David Mitchell won by acclamation in 2020, winning his second term as Mayor after initially securing the position in 2016. He was first elected to Council in 2004.

Bridgewater has six Council seats, and only ten people ran in the 2020 municipal election.

For more details, see our article: Lunenburg County's Municipal Election Results, From October 2020 to Today

Who has announced they are running for Mayor of Bridgewater in 2024?

As of April 21, 2024, no one has publicly announced they are running to be the next Mayor of Bridgewater. Mayor David Mitchell has not yet announced his intention to reoffer.

Who has announced they are running to be a Councillor in Bridgewater in 2024?

As of April 21, 2024, no one has publicly announced they are running to be a Councillor in Bridgewater in 2024. No current Councillors have yet announced their intention to reoffer.

Town of Lunenburg

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What positions do people in Lunenburg vote for?

The Town of Lunenburg elects one Mayor and six Councillors who sit at large – meaning a Councillor is not elected by people in a specific polling district, but by all voters in town.

Eligible voters will get to cast one vote for a Mayor (if there is more than one candidate), and six votes for Councillors.

How can I learn about the current Lunenburg Council?

(Lunenburg Council. L-R: Councillor Melissa Duggan, Councillor Ed Halverson, Councillor Jenni Birtles, Mayor Jamie Myra, Councillor Peter Mosher, Councillor Susan Sanford, Deputy Mayor Stephen Ernst. Photo: townoflunenburg.ca)

TitleNameSocial MediaPeriod On Council
MayorJamie Myrahttps://www.facebook.com/jamie.myra.5/2000-2012 (as Councillor), 2023-present (as Mayor)
Deputy MayorStephen ErnstNo public social media presence2020-present
CouncillorJenni BirtlesNo public social media presence2020-present
CouncillorMelissa DugganNo public social media presence2020-present
CouncillorEd Halversonhttps://www.facebook.com/LunenburgEd2020-present
CouncillorPeter MosherNo public social media presence2016-present
CouncillorSusan SanfordNo public social media presence2020-present

As of 2024, only Councillor Peter Mosher has a continuous seat on council for more than one term. He was initially elected in 2016. 

All other councillors were elected for the first time in 2020, except Mayor Jamie Myra, who was elected in a special by-election in August 2023.

If you want to dig deep into Lunenburg Council's recent conversations and decisions, you can view minutes and agendas from the last four years' meetings at the Town of Lunenburg's "Council Agendas and Minutes" page, and watch their recent meetings at the Town of Lunenburg YouTube page.

You can find a list of what committees Councillors are on and access their contact information on the Town of Lunenburg's "Connect With Council" page.

You can also read news stories about Lunenburg Council published over the last fifteen months published by The Barnacle:

What is voter turnout like in Lunenburg?

The Town of Lunenburg had 2,021 eligible voters as of August 2023. 

Lunenburg held a special by-election in August 2023 to replace its vacant Mayoral seat.

Lunenburg’s current Mayor, Jamie Myra, received 811 votes (68.26 per cent) over the other nominee, Gale Fullerton, with 377. Out of all eligible voters, 1,188 out of 2,021 – or 59 per cent – voted. 

Voter turnout in the 2020 general election was 64.1 per cent.

Lunenburg has six Council seats, and only ten people ran in the 2020 election.

For more details, see our article: Lunenburg County's Municipal Election Results, From October 2020 to Today

Who has announced they are running for Mayor of Lunenburg in 2024?

Jamie Myra has confirmed to The Barnacle his intention to reoffer for Mayor in October.

No one else has publicly announced their intention to run for Mayor of the Town of Lunenburg.

Who has announced they are running to be a Councillor in Lunenburg in 2024?

As of April 21, 2024, no one has publicly announced they are running to be a Councillor in the Town of Lunenburg in 2024.

No current Councillors have yet announced their intention to reoffer.

As of April 25, 2024, Councillor Susan Sanford is the only Councillor to publicly confirm she is not reoffering in October.

Town of Mahone Bay

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What positions do people in Mahone Bay vote for?

The Town of Mahone Bay elects one Mayor and six Councillors who sit at large – meaning a Councillor is not elected by people in a specific polling district, but by all voters in town.

Mahone Bay has a Town Policy where the candidate for Council who receives most votes earns the title of Deputy Mayor.

Eligible voters will get to cast one vote for a Mayor (if there is more than one candidate), and six votes for Councillors.

How can I learn about the current Mahone Bay Council?

(Mayor David Devenne. Photo: townofmahonebay.ca)

(Deputy Mayor Francis Kangata. Photo: townofmahonebay.ca)

(Councillor Penny Carver. Photo: townofmahonebay.ca)

(Councillor Joseph Feeney. Photo: townofmahonebay.ca)

(Councillor Suzanne Lohnes-Croft. Photo: townofmahonebay.ca)

(Councillor Richard Nowe. Photo: townofmahonebay.ca)

(Councillor Kelly Wilson. Photo: townofmahonebay.ca)

TitleNameSocial MediaPeriod On Council
MayorDavid Devennehttps://www.facebook.com/groups/103091710147757/2008-2016 (as Councillor), 2016-present (as Mayor)
Deputy MayorFrancis Kangatahttps://www.facebook.com/fkangata2020-present
CouncillorPenny Carverhttps://www.facebook.com/penny.carver.392012-present
CouncillorJoseph Feeneyhttps://www.facebook.com/joe.feeney.942020-present
CouncillorSuzanne Lohnes-Crofthttps://www.facebook.com/suzanne.lohnescroft2023-present
CouncillorRichard NoweNo public social media presence2016-present
CouncillorKelly WilsonNo public social media presence2012-present

Mayor David Devenne won by acclamation in 2020, winning his second term as Mayor after initially securing the position in 2016. He was first elected to Council in 2008.

Mahone Bay has six Council seats, and only seven people ran in the 2020 municipal election. 

You can read biographies for all Councillors and access their contact information at the Town of Mahone Bay's "Meet The Council" page.

If you want to dig deep into Mahone Bay Council's recent conversations and decisions, you can view minutes and agendas from the last four years' meetings at the Town of Mahone Bay's "Council Agendas, Minutes + Meeting Packages" page, and watch their recent meetings at the Town of Mahone Bay YouTube page.

What is voter turnout like in Mahone Bay?

In the 2020 municipal election, The Town of Mahone Bay saw a total turnout of 70.3 per cent. According to Statistics Canada, the adult population of Mahone Bay in 2021 was between 910 to 950.

The six councillors who won in 2020 were all within a 130-vote margin of each other, with a gap of 195 votes between the successful nominee with the fewest votes and the one nominee who didn’t get a seat.

Suzanne Lohnes-Croft, former Lunenburg MLA and Liberal provincial cabinet minister, won a by-election for a vacant seat (vacated by Alice Burdick) in November 2022 with 68.75 per cent of 416 votes.

For more details, see our article: Lunenburg County's Municipal Election Results, From October 2020 to Today

Who has announced they are running for Mayor of Mahone Bay in 2024?

As of April 21, 2024, no one has publicly announced they are running to be the next Mayor of Mahone Bay.

Mayor David Devenne has not yet announced his intention to reoffer.

Who has announced they are running to be a Councillor in Mahone Bay in 2024?

As of April 21, 2024, no one has publicly announced they are running to be a Councillor in Mahone Bay in 2024.

No current Councillors have yet announced their intention to reoffer.


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