Office of the Chief Electoral Officer
August 22, 2018

Writ of Election Signals Beginning of Windsor Lake By-Election

Bruce Chaulk, Newfoundland and Labrador’s Chief Electoral Officer, has issued a writ of election for Windsor Lake,signaling the beginning of the by-election in that electoral district. The by-election will take place on Thursday, September 20 and polls will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. The Advance Poll schedule will be released at a later date. Applications for Special Ballot voting are now being accepted.

Elections Newfoundland and Labrador encourages qualified electors in the Windsor Lake district to either confirm their registration or add themselves to the voters list. Inclusion on the voters list provides benefits to electors, such as receiving personalized Voter Information Cards that detail where and when to vote. Registered electors may also experience a more streamlined process when casting a ballot by avoiding the need for additional paperwork at the polls.

Electors looking for more information should visit the Elections Newfoundland and Labrador website ( or call 1-877-729-7987.

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Media contact
Adrienne Luther
Communications and Training Manager
Elections Newfoundland and Labrador
Office of the Chief Electoral Officer

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