New Brunswick

Please note the following is a summary of information from associated government websites. It is meant as a guide to assist in placing election oriented advertising campaigns. It is for reference only as is not an official interpretation of the governing legislation. The official documents and legal counsel should be consulted to ensure accuracy.

Governed by New Brunswick Elections Act

  • Where any election officer is by the Act authorized or required to give a public notice and no special mode of notification is indicated, the notice may be by advertisement, placard, handbill or otherwise as he considers will best effect the intended purpose.
  • On polling day, no advertisement, handbill, placard, poster, billboard, electronic billboard, or any other means of display in any form having reference to an election, a candidate or a matter to be voted on at a plebiscite can be displayed within 30 metres of a polling station.
  • Further guidelines concerning advertising are not outlined in the Act

For the complete New Brunswick Elections Act, visit:

Amendments current as of June 2015
Date of COMMB update: March 2016