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To be a candidate in the Town of Amherst Municipal Election, you must be:

  • 18 years of age at the time of nomination
  • A Canadian citizen
  • Ordinarily resident in the Town of Amherst for at least six months preceding nomination day, and continue to so reside.

If you are unsure of what a Mayor or Councillor does, of if you are unsure if you should run or not, please reach out to the returning officer by clicking the Contact Information tab that is found on the left side of this document for more detailed information. Please click on the link to the Candidate Guide for more information. Candidate's Guide to Mun CSAP SB Elections 2020 06 08 (003)


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