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Limits on election expenses

See field: provincial, municipal

Maximum amount

The total amount of election expenses must not exceed the limit set by the Act respecting school elections. This limit is established in the following way:

  1. for the election to the position of school board chair, an amount of $3,780 plus $0.30 per person registered on the electoral list of the school board, plus, if applicable, a supplement of:
    1. $0.10 per person registered on this list, if the density per square kilometer is greater than 1, but less than 10 (see the list below);
    2. $0.20 per person registered on this list, if the density per square kilometer is greater than 0.45, but is less than or equal to 1 (see the list below);
    3. $0.35 per person registered on this list, if the density per square kilometer is less than or equal to 0.45 (see the list below);
  2. for the election to another position on the school board, an amount of $1,890 plus $0.30 per person registered on the list of electors of the electoral division.

List of school boards:

Supplement of $0.10 per person registered on the list of electors:

  • Commission scolaire de la Moyenne-Côte-Nord
  • Commission scolaire des Îles
  • Commission scolaire Sir-Wilfrid-Laurier
  • Commission scolaire de l'Énergie
  • Commission scolaire de la Baie-James
  • Commission scolaire du Lac-Abitibi
  • Commission scolaire des Hauts-Bois-de-l'Outaouais
  • Commission scolaire New Frontiers
  • Commission scolaire Harricana
  • Commission scolaire du Fleuve-et-des-Lacs
  • Commission scolaire Riverside
  • Commission scolaire de la Riveraine
  • Commission scolaire René-Lévesque
  • Commission scolaire au Coeur-des-Vallées
  • Commission scolaire des Appalaches
  • Commission scolaire du Pays-des-Bleuets
  • Commission scolaire des Monts-et-Marées
  • Commission scolaire de Charlevoix
  • Commission scolaire de l'Or-et-des-Bois
  • Commission scolaire des Chic-Chocs

Supplement of $0.20 per person registered on the list of electors:

  • Commission scolaire du Lac-Témiscamingue
  • Commission scolaire Eastern Townships

Supplement of $0.35 per person registered on the list of electors:

  • Commission scolaire Central Québec
  • Commission scolaire de l'Estuaire
  • Commission scolaire Eastern Shores
  • Commission scolaire Western Québec

Consequently, all candidates running in the election are subject to the same maximum amount for their election expenses.