Running for Town Council

Any person who is a resident of Grand Bay-Westfield (for at least 6 months prior to election day) and is at least 18 years of age can run for Grand Bay-Westfield Town Council. Grand Bay-Westfield Council has 6 elected seats including the Mayor.

Elections typically take place every 4 years. Individuals wanting to run for Town Council must submit an application form to formally announce their candidacy. This form, information for prospective candidates, and a candidate nomination kit are available here.

Resource Links

Local Governance Act

Procedure & Organization of Council By-Law No. 106

Code of Conduct for Council By-Law

Publications including Town of Grand Bay-Westfield Annual Reports, Audits and Plans

Elections NB

Local Government and Rural District Advisory Committee Elections: November 28, 2022

See Jane Run is a grassroots organization dedicated to promoting and supporting women who are interested in running for municipal office