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March 14, 2001
Wednesday, April 9, 2001 by-election in the electoral division of Mercier
In preparation for the by-election that will be held on April 9, 2001 in the electoral division of Mercier, Mr. Marcel Blanchet, Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, would like to provide important information on the provisions of the Election Act pertaining to election expenses.
Categories : Provincial, By-elections


March 13, 2001
Reminder - Public hearings of the Commission de la représentation électorale on March 14 and 15, 2001 in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield and in Granby

Within the context of the work of the Commission de la représentation électorale on Québec's electoral map boundary proposal, Mr. Marcel Blanchet, Commission Chairman, wishes to remind all interested persons and organizations that public hearings will be held in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield and in Granby

Categories : Provincial, 2001 electoral map


March 12, 2001
April 9, 2001 by-election in the electoral division of Mercier
Web surfers can follow the various steps of the by-election in the electoral division of Mercier at the Web site of the Chief Electoral Officer at the following address: www.dgeq.qc.ca. Indeed, Mr. Marcel Blanchet wishes to inform those electors who have access to the Internet that the Institution’s web site contains all the information on the election in progress. Moreover, this information is updated regularly.
Categories : Provincial, By-elections


March 8, 2001
April 9, 2001 by-election in the electoral division of Mercier

By virtue of an order issued yesterday by the Government of Québec, Mr. Marcel Blanchet, Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, must hold a by-election on Monday, April 9, 2001 in the electoral division of Mercier.

Categories : Provincial, By-elections


March 8, 2001
April 9, 2001 by-election in the electoral division of Mercier
In preparation for the by-election that will be held in the electoral division of Mercier on Monday, April 9, 2001, Mr. Marcel Blanchet, Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, wishes to remind electors and candidates of a few rules of the Election Act concerning financing and the control of election expenses.
Categories : Provincial, By-elections


March 8, 2001
April 9, 2001 by-election in the electoral division of Mercier
Mr. Marcel Blanchet, Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, wishes to inform the public that a person must be a qualified elector and be registered on the list of electors to be able to vote in the by-election that will be held in the electoral division of Mercier on Monday, April 9, 2001.
Categories : Provincial, By-elections


March 8, 2001
April 9, 2001 by-election in the electoral division of Mercier
In preparation for the by-election that will be held in the electoral division of Mercier on Monday, April 9, 2001, Mr. Marcel Blanchet, Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, wishes to reiterate a few provisions of the Election Act of Québec concerning publicity during an election period.
Categories : Provincial, By-elections


March 5, 2001
Reminder - Public hearings of the Commission de la représentation électorale on March 6 and 7, 2001 in Montréal

Within the context of the work of the Commission de la représentation électorale on Québec's electoral map boundary proposal, Mr. Marcel Blanchet, Commission Chairman, wishes to remind all interested persons and organizations that public hearings will be held in Montréal on March 6 and 7, 2001

Categories : Provincial, 2001 electoral map


February 22, 2001
New political party in Québec
Mr. Marcel Blanchet, Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, has authorized a new political party at the provincial level: RASSEMBLEMENT POUR L’ALTERNATIVE PROGRESSISTE.
Categories : Provincial, Authorized political parties


February 21, 2001
The Commission de la représentation électorale will hold public hearings in five more cities

The Commission de la représentation électorale, by way of its chairman, Mr. Marcel Blanchet, would like to announce that the schedule of public hearings has been adjusted to include New Richmond, Amqui, Rivière-du-Loup, Gatineau and Val-d'Or in the tour of the regions that the Commission will undertake beginning on March 6th. These changes in the schedule are in response to requests for a hearing made in recent days.

Categories : Provincial, 2001 electoral map


February 5, 2001
The Commission de la représentation électorale will hold public hearings in march and april 2001

To follow up on the tabling of its preliminary report entitled "Proposal for the delimitation of a new electoral map 2000", the Commission de la représentation électorale, by way of its chairman Mr. Marcel Blanchet, wishes to inform the population that public hearings will be held between March 6 and April 19, 2001 in seven regions of Québec. The schedule of public hearings appears at the end of this press release.

Categories : Provincial, 2001 electoral map


December 14, 2000
The Commission de la représentation électorale: tabling of the preliminary report entitled “proposal for the delimitation of a new electoral map 2000”

The Commission de la représentation électorale is tabling today its preliminary report entitled "Proposal for the delimitation of a new electoral map 2000". In summary, the Commission's report recommends maintaining the total number of electoral divisions at 125 and proposes changes to the boundaries of 71 of the current electoral divisions, while leaving the boundaries of the remaining 54 electoral divisions unchanged. The Commission de la représentation électorale (CRE) is made up of Mr. Marcel Blanchet, its Chairman, and two commissioners, Mr. Guy Bourassa and Mr. Marc-André Lessard.

Categories : Provincial, 2001 electoral map


December 14, 2000
The Commission de la représentation électorale: its status, its mandate and the stages of its work

Within the context of the tabling in the National Assembly of the preliminary report of the Commission de la représentation électorale, its Chairman, Mr. Marcel Blanchet, wishes to recall the Commission's status and to outline its mandate as well as the stages of its work.

Categories : Provincial, 2001 electoral map


October 11, 2000
A new electoral map on the horizon
Mr. Marcel Blanchet, Chairman of the Commission de la représentation électorale, announces that the work that will lead to the creation of Québec’s new electoral map started again on July 1, 2000. The Commission plans to table a preliminary report in the National Assembly around mid-December. This report, which will propose a new delimitation of the electoral divisions, will be the subject of a vast public consultation in early spring, 2001.
Categories : Provincial, 2001 electoral map


May 25, 2000
Disclosure of financial reports of Québec political parties for 1999
Me Marcel Blanchet, Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, would like to make public the financial reports of Québec political parties for the year ended December 31, 1999.
Categories : Provincial, Financial reports


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