Candidates begin submitting names to ElectionsNB for municipal by-elections

Candidates have begun submitting their names to Elections New Brunswick for next month's municipal by-elections.

In Bathurst, former city councillor Michelle Branch is the first to announce their candidature for one vacant council seat.

Leigh Walsh is seeking one council seat in Dalhousie.

Several candidates are running for councillor positions with Tracadie's council.

They include Chantal Mazerolle and Katie McGraw-Boudreau for Ward 1, and Yolan Thomas for Ward 2.

Glen J. Ferguson, Philippe Ferguson, and Colette Thomas are running for two available council seats for Ward 7.

Nominations opened last Friday and close November 16th at 2pm.

Voters will cast their ballots on December 10th.

Advanced polls take place on December 1st with special ballots available on November 26th.