Government of New Brunswick


The Chief Electoral Officer, who is also the Municipal Electoral Officer, exercises general direction and supervision over the administrative conduct of municipal elections, enforces on the part of the thirteen Municipal Returning Officers, fairness, impartiality and compliance with the Municipal Elections Act and issues to elections officers such instructions as are considered necessary to ensure effective execution of the Act.


A person must be a candidate in a municipal election in New Brunswick in order to receive a voter's list in his or her municipality.


A candidate may apply to the Municipal Returning Officer, using Form M 04 101, for a copy of the voter's lists for the polling stations in his or her municipality, ward or school sub-district,for a fee (+ HST) per name. Voters lists are subject to the protection of privacy policies of the Province, and may be used only for election purposes. Any other use of a list, including any use of a list after the election is over, is an offence under the Municipal Elections Act.


Unless otherwise specified, Fees exclude the harmonized sales tax (HST).

Fee DescriptionRate in $Effective Date
for a copy of part or all of the voters list provided to a candidate, per name on the list.022008-03-03
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