With the close of nominations Friday October 21, New Brunswick byelections will be held on Monday, Nov. 14, in four municipalities:

  • Drummond (two councillors-at-large);
  • Meductic (one councillor-at-large);
  • Miramichi (mayor and one councillor-at-large); and
  • Moncton (councillor for Ward 4). 

Provincial officials say candidates have until 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 24, if they wish to withdraw their name.  One day of advance voting is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 5. Polls will be open from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m.

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Candidates were elected by acclamation in:

  • Clair (councillor-at-large, Carl Sawyer); and
  • Sainte-André (councillor for Ward 5, Pierre Poitras).

No candidates filed nomination papers for the vacancies in:

  • Baker-Brook (one councillor-at-large); and
  • Maisonnette (one councillor-at-large).

These remaining vacancies will be included as part of the municipal byelections to be scheduled in May of 2017.