The Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, Mr. Marcel Blanchet, has announced the appointment of twenty-six returning officers.
Claude Béchard, the Minister of Employment, Social Solidarity and Family Welfare, is proud to kick off the 8th edition of the Hommage Bénévolat-Québec Awards
The period for holding the returning officer recruitment competition is over now. However, visit our special section to find out all the details related to this competition.
The Chief Electoral Officer of Québec today tabled in the National Assembly a proposal seeking to improve access to and promote the exercise of voting with a view to modernizing the electoral process and adapting it to the needs of electors. The report of the Chief Electoral Officer seeks to cast the greatest possible light on the exercise of the right to vote in Québec and contains discussion elements for making amendments to the Election Act.
The Chief Electoral Officer of Québec has proposed various measures to improve access to polling at the time of elections. The proposals made by the Chief Electoral Officer seek, in particular, to facilitate the exercise of the right to vote for electors who would like to take advantage of advance polling, who would be outside their electoral division on polling day or who would have difficulty going to a polling station. These measures are found in a report tabled today in the National Assembly and that could serve as a basis for amendments to the Election Act.
The Chief Electoral Officer of Québec proposes that elections henceforth be held on Sunday rather than on Monday in order to improve services to electors and to facilitate the organization of the poll. This proposal is among a series of measures intended to improve access to and promote the exercise of voting. It is found in a report tabled today in the National Assembly.
The Chief Electoral Officer considers that a concerted plan of action should be adopted and implemented by all of the stakeholders concerned by the decline in voter turnout among young people. In a report that was tabled today in the National Assembly, the Chief Electoral Officer proposes a series of measures likely to promote the participation of certain groups of electors. These measures could serve as a basis for amendments to the Election Act.
Mr. Marcel Blanchet, Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, announces the launching of the Institution's new website at the following address: www.electionsquebec.qc.ca.
A study commissioned by the Chief Electoral Officer of Québec and carried out at the time of the April 14, 2003 general election concludes that the current mechanisms for identifying electors work well, ensure that the Election Act is respected and satisfy both electors and election officers. This analysis, carried out by Sogémap inc., was tabled today in the National Assembly and follows the recommendations made by the Chief Electoral Officer of Québec in November 2001, in a feasibility study on the implementation of a digitized elector's card bearing a photo.
New publication of an Electoral study - Evaluative research on the mechanisms for identifying electors
The Chief Electoral Officer, Mr. Marcel Blanchet, invites the members of the journalistic community to an event during which he will present a three-year action plan for political financing and control of elections expenses.
The Chief Electoral Officer, Mr. Marcel Blanchet, gave a rather positive report on electoral financing over the past 25 years. During an activity held at the Hôtel du Parlement, Mr. Blanchet highlighted various data showing that the National Assembly attained most of the objectives it had set for itself in 1977 in passing the Act to govern the financing of political parties.
On the 25th anniversary of the coming into force of the Act to govern the financing of political parties, the Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, Mr. Marcel Blanchet, has launched a new document in the collection "Electoral Studies," entitled Le financement politique et le contrôle des dépenses électorales au Québec — D'hier à aujourd'hui.
The Chief Electoral Officer, Mr. Marcel Blanchet, today unveiled a three-year plan reaffirming the fundamental principles of transparency and equity set out in the Act to govern the financing of political parties. The plan, presented at the Hôtel du Parlement, proposes measures intended to tighten application of the rules, which came into force 25 years ago. The event was attended by an impressive group of participants from all spheres of Québec political life.