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April 3, 2013
Sectoral financing of political parties in the amount of nearly $13M - The Chief Electoral Officer discloses practices of an even greater scope than already revealed
Quebec City, April 3, 2013 – In the current context of the work of the Charbonneau Commission, the Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, Jacques Drouin, is releasing the results of audits uncovering sectoral financing practices more widespread than revealed to date, benefiting some of Québec’s provincial and municipal political parties.
Categories : Provincial, Municipal, Municipal financing, Provincial financing, DGE


March 22, 2013
Illegal financing of political parties - The DGEQ notifies some provincial and municipal political parties that the reimbursement of illegal contributions may be required
Québec City, March 22, 2013 – The recent revelations made at the Commission of Inquiry on the Awarding and Management of Public Contracts in the Construction Industry (Charbonneau commission) have led the Chief Electoral Officer of Québec to notify some provincial and municipal political parties that non-conforming contributions may have to be reimbursed. The DGEQ has, today, sent letters on this matter to three provincial parties and nine municipal parties.
Categories : Provincial, Municipal, Infractions of the ARERM, Infractions of the Electoral Act, DGE


January 25, 2013
November 3, 2013 municipal general elections - It is possible to establish a party and to obtain authorization as a candidate well before the election period
Québec, January 25, 2013 –– In preparation for the municipal elections that will be held on November 3rd of this year, Jacques Drouin, Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, would like to inform those electors wishing to run as independent candidates in the elections that it is possible to obtain an authorization in this capacity effective immediately. Moreover, if they wish to establish a new political party, it may be advantageous to promptly submit an application for authorization to the Chief Electoral Officer.
Categories : Municipal, Municipal financing, DGE, Elections - general and RCMs 2013


December 21, 2012
Public notice - Intention to withdraw authorization
Categories : Municipal, DGE


December 20, 2012
Public notice - Intention to withdraw authorization
Categories : Municipal, DGE


December 19, 2012
Public notice - Intention to withdraw authorization
Categories : Municipal, DGE


December 19, 2012
Public notice - Intention to withdraw authorization
Categories : Municipal, DGE


December 19, 2012
Public notice - Intention to withdraw authorization
Categories : Municipal, DGE


December 18, 2012
Violations of the AERM leading to a conviction and a guilty plea in Montréal and in the Montérégie
Québec City, December 17, 2012 – The Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, Mr. Jacques Drouin, wishes to inform the population that a conviction and a guilty plea were recorded following violations of the Act respecting elections and referendums in municipalities (AERM).
Categories : Municipal, Infractions of the ARERM, DGE


November 6, 2012
A conviction following a violation of the AERM in Montréal
Québec City, October 31, 2012 – The Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, Mr. Jacques Drouin, wishes to inform the population of a conviction following a violation of the Act respecting elections and referendums in municipalities (AERM).
Categories : Municipal, Infractions of the ARERM, DGE


October 29, 2012
A whistle blower line for political financing - Call us
Québec City, October 29, 2012 – The Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, Mr. Jacques Drouin, announces the setting up of a whistle blower line which will allow the DGEQ to obtain information to better carry out its powers concerning the control of political financing.
Categories : Provincial, School Board, Municipal, Infractions of the ARERM, Infractions of the Electoral Act, Infractions of the ASE, DGE


September 20, 2012
A conviction is handed down and two guilty pleas entered following violations of the AERM in Saint-Constant and Montréal
Québec City, September 20, 2012 – Mr. Jacques Drouin, Québec’s Chief Electoral Officer, wishes to inform the population that a conviction was handed down and two guilty pleas were entered following violations of the Act respecting elections and referendums in municipalities (AERM).
Categories : Municipal, Infractions of the ARERM, DGE


September 11, 2012
Public Notice of withdrawal of authorization - Oser Outremont party
Categories : Municipal, DGE


September 11, 2012
CURRENT LARGE PUBLIC SURVEY
Categories : Provincial, DGE


September 6, 2012
Training for official agents: production of election expenses' returns
Categories : Provincial, DGE


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