Special ballot voting begins in Conception Bay East-Bell Island by-election with four candidates running

Posted: January 8, 2024 7:59 pm
By Ben Cleary


Special Ballot voting is now available in the district of Conception Bay East – Bell Island.

Electors can request a vote by mail Special Ballot kit by visiting the Elections Newfoundland and Labrador website at www.elections.gov.nl.ca or they may vote in person at any of the office locations:

  • District Returning Office located at 1655 Topsail Road, in Paradise; and
  • Elections Newfoundland and Labrador’s head office at 24 Stavanger Drive in St. John’s.

Both offices are open for Special Ballot voting during the following hours:

  • Monday – 9:00 a.m.to 4:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday – 9:00 a.m.to 4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday – 9:00 a.m.to 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday – 9:00 a.m.to 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday – 9:00 a.m.to 4:00 p.m.
  • Saturday – 11:00 a.m.to 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday – 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

For residents of Bell Island there is an office located at 10 Lance Cove Beach Road (residence of Amelia Highmore) and the office is open during the following hours:

  • Monday – 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday – 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday – 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The deadline to request a vote by mail Special Ballot kit, or to vote in person by Special Ballot is Monday, January 22, at 6:00 p.m.

For more information, contact the Conception Bay East – Bell Island Returning Office at (709) 781-6430, or Elections Newfoundland and Labrador toll-free at 1-877-729-7987 or visit www.elections.gov.nl.ca.

Nominations have formally closed on Sunday with four names on the ballot.

NTV’s Ben Cleary has more in this report. 

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