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August 19, 2009
By-election in the Electoral Division of Rousseau on September 21, 2009

Québec City, August 19, 2009 –– By virtue of a writ of the government of Québec issued today, the Chief Electoral Officer, Me Marcel Blanchet, has to hold election on Monday, September 21, 2009, in the electoral division of Rousseau.

Categories : Provincial, By-elections


June 19, 2009
Legal proceedings instituted by the Chief Electoral Officer under the Election Act. Two guilty pleas are entered in the Montérégie and Bas-Saint-Laurent regions
Québec, June 19, 2009 – Marcel Blanchet, Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, wishes to inform the public that two guilty pleas have been entered in files concerning violations of the Election Act.
Categories : Provincial, Infractions of the Electoral Act


June 19, 2009
Political Party Financing. The Chief Electoral Officer of Québec Publishes the 2008 Financial Reports of Provincial Political Parties

Québec City, June 19, 2009 – The Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, Me Marcel Blanchet, announces the publication today of the financial reports of provincial political parties in Québec for the year ending December 31, 2008. In accordance with the provisions of the Election Act, the deadline for filing financial reports was April 30, 2009 for parties and April 1, 2009 for other authorized bodies and entities. The Chief Electoral Officer is presenting the reports in a document containing over 1,350 pages that also contains information about the financial situation of provincial political parties.

Categories : Provincial, Financial reports


June 16, 2009
The Chief Electoral Officer publishes the highlights of the financial reports of provincial political parties for 2008

Québec, June 16, 2009 –– Marcel Blanchet, Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, is today publishing the highlights of the financial reports of the political parties of Québec for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2008. In accordance with the provisions of the Election Act, the deadline for filing financial reports for 2008 for political parties was April 30th of this year. To learn more about the financial reports, interested persons can consult the document entitled "Statistiques sur les rapports financiers des partis politiques," which is notably available on the website of the Chief Electoral Officer at www.electionsquebec.qc.ca.

Categories : Provincial, Financial reports


June 9, 2009
Publication of the summary of the returns of election expenses for the December 8, 2008 general election
Québec, June 9, 2009–– Marcel Blanchet, Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, has made public the Summary of the returns of election expenses of the parties and candidates having run in the general election held on December 8, 2008. The figures appearing in this summary were taken from the returns of election expenses submitted to the Chief Electoral Officer by the official agents of the parties and the candidates.
Categories : Provincial, General election 2008


June 6, 2009
By-elections on June 22, 2009. 16 Candidates have Filed Nomination Papers for the Rivière-du-Loup and Marguerite-Bourgeoys Electoral Divisions
Québec City, June 6, 2009 –– A total of 16 nomination papers have been accepted by the Chief Electoral Officer of Québec for the by-elections that are scheduled on June 22, 2009 in the Rivière-du-Loup and Marguerite-Bourgeoys electoral divisions. The period for filing nomination papers ends today at 2 p.m.
Categories : Provincial, By-elections


May 27, 2009
Legal proceedings by the Chief Electoral Officer under the Election Act. Three guilty verdicts are handed down in the Centre-du-Québec and Montréal regions
Québec, May 27, 2009 – Marcel Blanchet, Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, wishes to inform the public that three guilty verdicts were handed down in files concerning violations of the Election Act.
Categories : Provincial, Infractions of the Electoral Act


May 27, 2009
Press release no. 5 – June 22, 2009 by-elections. The "Are you registered on the list of electors?" notice: an important source of information for electors
Québec, May 27, 2009 –– In preparation for the upcoming June 22nd by-elections in the electoral divisions of Rivière-du-Loup and Marguerite-Bourgeoys, Marcel Blanchet, Chief Electoral Officer, wishes to remind electors that the "Are you registered on the list of electors?" notice, which is being distributed to their domicile this week, is an important source of information. Not only does this notice allow electors to check whether their name is correctly entered on the list of electors, it also provides them with information concerning the place where they can register, make corrections, or have a person struck from the list. Approximately 55,000 notices will be distributed (23,000 in Rivière-du-Loup and 35,000 in Marguerite-Bourgeoys) over the next few days to as many addresses in the two electoral divisions holding by-elections.
Categories : Provincial, By-elections


May 20, 2009
By-elections in the electoral divisions of Rivière-du-Loup and Marguerite-Bourgeoys on June 22, 2009
Québec, May 20, 2009 –– Pursuant to an order of the Government of Québec issued today, Marcel Blanchet, Chief Electoral Officer, must hold an election on Monday, June 22, 2009 in the electoral divisions of Rivière-du-Loup and Marguerite-Bourgeoys.
Categories : Provincial, By-elections


May 20, 2009
By-elections of June 22, 2009 - Postal ballots for electors temporarily absent from Québec
Québec City, May 20, 2009 –– The Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, Me Marcel Blanchet, would like to inform electors of the electoral divisions of Rivière-du-Loup and Marguerite-Bourgeoys that they can register for the postal ballot right away if they will be outside Québec on polling day or during the advance poll scheduled on June 14 and 15, 2009.
Categories : Provincial, By-elections


May 20, 2009
June 22, 2009 by-elections - Political contributions and election expenses: there are rules that must be followed
Québec, May 20, 2009 – Within the context of the upcoming June 22nd by-elections in the electoral divisions of Rivière-du-Loup and Marguerite-Bourgeoys, Marcel Blanchet, Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, would like to remind electors and candidates about the main rules found in the Election Act regarding political contributions and the control of election expenses. As for the rules concerning election expenses, they apply starting tomorrow, May 21st, until the close of polling stations on June 22nd of this year.
Categories : Provincial, By-elections


May 20, 2009
June 22, 2009 by-elections - Various options are available to electors to exercise their right to vote
Québec, May 20, 2009 – Marcel Blanchet, Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, would like to remind electors that various options are available to them to exercise their right to vote, in preparation for the June 22, 2009 by-elections in the electoral divisions of Rivière-du-Loup and Marguerite-Bourgeoys. Mr. Blanchet also wishes to recall that one of the prerequisites to be able to exercise their right to vote is to be entered on the list of electors. Electors will thus be able to vote on polling day or take advantage of advance polling.
Categories : Provincial, By-elections


May 5, 2009
The Chief Electoral Officer of Québec makes public the financial reports of three political parties represented in the National Assembly
Québec, May 5, 2009 – Marcel Blanchet, Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, has made public the financial reports of three of the four political parties represented in the National Assembly for 2008, namely: the Action démocratique du Québec/Équipe Mario Dumont (name used in 2008), the Québec Liberal Party and the Parti québécois. It should be noted that these reports do not include the revenue of these parties’ respective authorities (electoral divisions and regional associations).
Categories : Provincial, Financial reports


February 5, 2009
Legal proceedings by the Chief Electoral Officer under the Election Act, five guilty pleas entered in the electoral division of L’Assomption
Québec, February 4, 2009 – Marcel Blanchet, Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, wishes to inform the public that five guilty pleas were entered in a case concerning violations of the Election Act.
Categories : Provincial, Infractions of the Electoral Act


December 15, 2008
Official results
Categories : Provincial, General election 2008


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