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December 21, 2007
Press release No. 2 – Report of the Chief Electoral Officer on the voting system
Categories : Provincial, Election system, DGE


December 21, 2007
Press release no. 3 – Report of the Chief Electoral Officer on the voting system
Categories : Provincial, Election system, DGE


December 21, 2007
Press release No. 4 – Report of the Chief Electoral Officer on the voting system
Categories : Provincial, Election system, DGE


December 21, 2007
Press release No. 5 – Report of the Chief Electoral Officer on the voting system
Categories : Provincial, Election system, DGE


November 20, 2007
The Chief Electoral Officer of Québec Publishes the Financial Reports of Provincial Political Parties

Québec City, November 19, 2007 – The Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, Me Marcel Blanchet, announces the publication today of the financial reports of provincial political parties of Québec for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2006. In accordance with the provisions of the Election Act, the deadline for filing financial reports was postponed to September 22, 2007 for parties, while it was set at July 26th for other authorized bodies and entities, due to the general elections of March 26, 2007. The Chief Electoral Officer presents the financial reports in a document of over 1,000 pages that also contains information on the financial situations of the provincial political parties.

Categories : Provincial, Financial reports


November 7, 2007
Financing of Quebec Political Parties - The Think Tank on the Financing of Political Parties Proposes the Reinforcement of Rules on Soliciting Contributions and Election Expenses in Québec

Québec City, November 1, 2007 – In a report published today, the Think Tank created on the initiative of the Chief Electoral Officer of Québec to review political financing has proposed various measures aimed at reinforcing the system for authorizing and financing parties, Members and independent candidates. Greater accountability by the various actors, broader powers for the Chief Electoral Officer, the clarification of certain rules and the addition of new ones, greater transparency, as well as better information of the various stakeholders in an election are some of the strategies proposed to make financing rules more effective.

Categories : Provincial, Provincial financing, DGE


November 1st, 2007
Financing of Quebec Political Parties - The Think Tank on the Financing of Political Parties Proposes the Reinforcement of Rules on Soliciting Contributions and Election Expenses in Québec

Québec City, November 1, 2007 – In a report published today, the Think Tank created on the initiative of the Chief Electoral Officer of Québec to review political financing has proposed various measures aimed at reinforcing the system for authorizing and financing parties, Members and independent candidates. Greater accountability by the various actors, broader powers for the Chief Electoral Officer, the clarification of certain rules and the addition of new ones, greater transparency, as well as better information of the various stakeholders in an election are some of the strategies proposed to make financing rules more effective.

Categories : Provincial, Provincial financing, DGE


October 22, 2007
The Chief Electoral Officer Publishes the Highlights of the Financial Reports of Provincial Political Parties for 2006
Categories : Provincial, Financial reports


October 19, 2007
Publication of the summary of returns of election expenses for the general elections of March 26, 2007

Québec City, October 18, 2007 –– The Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, Me Marcel Blanchet, has published the Summary of Election Expenses of the parties and candidates that participated in the 2006 general elections held on March 26, 2007. The figures that appear in this summary were obtained from the returns of election expenses submitted to the Chief Electoral Officer by the official agents of the parties and candidates concerned.

Categories : Provincial, General election 2007


October 11, 2007
Legal Action by the Chief Electoral Officer under the Election Act - A Guilty Plea is Entered
Québec City, October 10, 2007 – The Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, Me Marcel Blanchet, would like to inform the public that a guilty plea has been entered in a case concerning a violation of the Election Act.
Categories : Provincial, Infractions of the Electoral Act


September 24, 2007
Results on-line: Preliminary results on-line after 8:00 p.m.
Categories : Provincial, By-elections


September 20, 2007
By-election of September 24, 2007 - One Hundred and Thirty-one Polling Stations will be Open on Polling Day
Québec City, September 19, 2007 –– Within the framework of the by-election scheduled in the Charlevoix electoral division on Monday, September 24, 2007, the Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, Me Marcel Blanchet, would like to inform the public that a total of 131 polling stations in 27 places of voting, will be open on polling day between 9:30 a.m. and 8 p.m.
Categories : Provincial, By-elections


September 12, 2007
By-election of September 24, 2007 - Electors of the Charlevoix Electoral Division May Take Advantage of the Special Revision and the Advance Poll
Québec, September 12, 2007 – The Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, Me Marcel Blanchet, would like to remind electors who are interested that they can take advantage of the special revision and the advance poll for the by-election of September 24, 2007, in the Charlevoix electoral division. The special revision will take place from September 12 to 20, 2007, while the advance poll will be held on September 16 and 17, 2007.
Categories : Provincial, By-elections


September 11, 2007
By-election on September 24, 2007 - Seven Candidates have Filed Nomination Papers for the Charlevoix Electoral Division
Québec City, September 8, 2007 –– A total of seven nomination papers have been accepted by the Chief Electoral Officer of Québec for the by-election that are scheduled on September 24, 2007, in the Charlevoix electoral division. The period for filing nomination papers ends today at 2 p.m.
Categories : Provincial, By-elections


August 30, 2007
By-election of September 24, 2007 - You Must be Entered on the List of Electors To Exercise your Right to Vote
Québec City, August 30, 2007 –– The Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, Me Marcel Blanchet, would like to remind the public that, to vote in the by-election scheduled in the electoral division of Charlevoix on Monday, September 24, 2007, you must be a qualified elector and be entered on the list of electors. Me Blanchet would also like to mention that the revision of the list of electors will take place from September 3 to 11, 2007, in this electoral division.
Categories : Provincial, By-elections


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