May 29, 2017 3:31 pm
Updated: May 30, 2017 3:15 pm

How Global News is covering the Nova Scotia election

Liberal leader Stephen McNeil, left, PC leader Jamie Baillie and NDP leader Gary Burrill speak at campaign stops during the Nova Scotia election in this three-photo combination file image.

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Nova Scotia voters go to the polls Tuesday, May 30, to vote in the Nova Scotia election and Global News will be covering the results on every platform.

We will have extensive live coverage on TV, online and social media in order to bring you the latest developments and up-to-the-minute results.

On election night: TV coverage

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Global News will be airing an election preview at 6 p.m. with our election special starting at 8 p.m. AT, broadcast on Global Halifax. The coverage will continue until 10 p.m. but could go longer depending on how the race goes.

Coverage will be anchored by Ron Kronstein, with Global’s chief political correspondent David Akin joining him for additional commentary. Global News Morning’s Paul Brothers will also be in the studio, discussing the election with a panel made up of former MLAs from each major party.

Marieke Walsh will be live at the Nova Scotia Liberals headquarters for the evening. Ross Lord will be live at the N.S. Progressive Conservative headquarters. Natasha Pace will be live at the N.S. NDP headquarters.

Global News video journalists Alexa MacLean and Jennifer Grudic will also be out and about in communities in Halifax and Dartmouth.

Not near a TV?

If you’re unable to watch on TV, the Decision Nova Scotia broadcast will be live streamed on, as well as on Global News Halifax’s Facebook page.


We will have extensive, live coverage of results as soon as polls close in each riding while also providing valuable context. We have pages for all 51 of Nova Scotia’s ridings, which will include real-time results on election night.

Our reporters at the headquarters of each party leader and in Halifax will be live-tweeting the results and what’s going on behind the scenes as well.

We’ll also have a live blog running with the latest updates taking place during the election.

On social media

On social media throughout election night? Be sure to check out Global Halifax’s coverage on Facebook and Twitter.

Global News editors will also share video highlights from concession and victory speeches that play in-stream on Facebook.

What are the election issues?

Wondering what issues have been focused on in the election? Global News has you covered with extensive coverage and analysis of the major issues tackled by each party.

If you’re curious what each party leader has promised to earn your vote, take a look at the breakdown for the Liberals, the Progressive Conservatives and the NDP.

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