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December 4, 1998
General election in Masson
Mr. Jacques Girard, Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, would like to inform the electors of the electoral division of Masson that they have one last chance to register on the list of electors. Indeed, they can take advantage of the special revision period that will be held from December 7 to 9 inclusively, from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Categories : Provincial, By-elections


December 2, 1998
General election in Masson
Mr. Jacques Girard, Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, wishes to announce that six persons have submitted their candidacy for the general election in the electoral division of Masson on December 14, 1998. Following the death of Mr. Yves Blais, candidate for the Parti québécois, the election was postponed by fifteen days in this electoral division.
Categories : Provincial, By-elections


December 2, 1998
General election in Masson
Mr. Jacques Girard, Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, wishes to announce that six persons have submitted their candidacy for the general election in the electoral division of Masson on December 14, 1998. Following the death of Mr. Yves Blais, candidate for the Parti québécois, the election was postponed by fifteen days in this electoral division.
Categories : Provincial, General election 1998


November 29, 1998
November 30, 1998 general election
Mr. Jacques Girard, Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, would like to inform the public that at the end of the special revision period that was held from November 18 to 25, 5 254 437 electors are registered on the lists of electors, including 16 601 electors outside Québec and 3 113 inmates.
Categories : Provincial, General election 1998


November 27, 1998
General election in the electoral division of Masson
Following the death of Mr. Yves Blais, candidate for the Parti québécois in the electoral division of Masson, Mr. Jacques Girard, Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, has postponed the holding of the poll in this electoral division until December 14, 1998.
Categories : Provincial, By-elections


November 27, 1998
November 30, 1998 general election
Mr. Jacques Girard, Chief Electoral Officer, wishes to announce that there will be 21 365 polling stations, grouped in 3 622 polling places on November 30. These stations will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. to allow electors to exercise their right to vote.
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November 27, 1998
November 30, 1998 general election

Pursuant to the Election Act, the counting of the votes will take place on November 30 after the polls close, namely starting at 8:00 p.m. However, Mr. Jacques Girard, Chief Electoral Officer, would like to emphasize that the results of this operation are not the official results. Indeed, the candidates are only declared elected after the addition of the votes, which will take place on the day after the election.

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November 27, 1998
November 30, 1998 general election
Mr. Jacques Girard, Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, would like to notify electors allowed to vote by mail from their temporary residence in Florida that they can still send their ballot paper in time for the November 30 election. To do so, they can use the services of a courier firm that has promised to respect this deadline provided that envelopes are dropped off before 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 28, 1998 at one of the service points appearing on the enclosed list.
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November 26, 1998
November 30, 1998 general election
Mr. Jacques Girard, Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, would like to remind the public that the Election Act requires that every school board give all the pupils of its schools a holiday on polling day. The Act also stipulates that every educational institution must grant leave to students who are electors. The educational institutions in question are private educational institutions, general and professional colleges, and universities.
Categories : Provincial, General election 1998


November 25, 1998
November 30, 1998 general election
In preparation for the election that will be held on November 30th, Mr. Jacques Girard, Chief Electoral Officer, would like to call attention to certain measures of the Election Act dealing with the exercise of the right to vote and how to vote.
Categories : Provincial, General election 1998


November 25, 1998
November 30, 1998 general election
The holding of a general election requires that substantial human and material resources be put in place. Mr. Jacques Girard, Chief Electoral Officer, who is responsible for the administration of the election, would like to give the public an idea of the resources involved.
Categories : Provincial, General election 1998


November 25, 1998
November 30, 1998 general election
The Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, Mr. Jacques Girard, would like to inform electors of the substantial human and material resources which must be put in place to conduct the November 30 general election.
Categories : Provincial, General election 1998


November 24, 1998
November 30, 1998 general election
Following the two days of advance polling, namely November 22nd and 23rd, Mr. Jacques Girard, Chief Electoral Officer, would like to inform the public that 279,339 electors availed themselves of the right to vote at the advance polls. This preliminary figure, which does not include voting by electors outside Québec or voting by electors who are inmates, corresponds to 5.39% of the total number of electors registered on the list of electors before the special revision, with the exception of the electoral division of Masson.
Categories : Provincial, General election 1998


November 23, 1998
November 30, 1998 general election
Mr. Jacques Girard, Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, would like to inform the public that, at the end of the regular revision period held from November 9th to 17th of this year, 5 248 731 electors are currently registered on the lists of electors. This figure includes 16 935 electors outside Québec, as well as 3 113 electors who are inmates.
Categories : Provincial, General election 1998


November 20, 1998
November 30, 1998 general election
Mr. Jacques Girard, Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, would like to inform the public that the students who have a bursary and who are working for the general election on the days of the advance poll, November 22nd and 23rd, or on polling day, November 30th, will not be penalized when it comes time for the ministère de l’Éducation to calculate their financial assistance.
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