Office of the Chief Electoral Officer
April 17, 2019

Election Writs Issued for Newfoundland and Labrador’s Provincial General Election

Mr. Bruce Chaulk, Chief Electoral Officer of Newfoundland and Labrador, issued election writs to all 40 district Returning Officers this evening. The general election will take place on Thursday, May 16, 2019.

The following key dates apply to this election:

  • Election Day - Thursday, May 16. Polls will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.
  • Advance Poll - Thursday, May 9. Polls will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.
  • Deadline for Candidate Nominations - Thursday, April 25, at 2:00 p.m.

All times listed above are half an hour earlier in most of Labrador.

Electors are encouraged to visit the Elections Newfoundland and Labrador website (www.elections.gov.nl.ca) for information pertaining to voting qualifications, Election Day voting locations, Advance Poll locations, Special Ballot voting, and more.

Inquiries can also be made by calling Elections Newfoundland and Labrador toll-free at 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
709-729-1474, 687-4217
adrienneluther@gov.nl.ca 

2019 04 17                              7:35 p.m.