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16 January 2023

Your opinion counts: the Citizen round table is recruiting!

Élections Québec is currently issuing a call for applications to recruit the newest members of its Citizen round table. You have until February 10 at 4:30 p.m. to submit your application. We are looking for 10 citizens aged 16 and over from all corners of Québec for the third term of the Citizen round table. Members will voice […]

Categories: Institutional

10 January 2023

Saint-Henri–Sainte-Anne: Apply online

The recruitment period (in French) is underway for the upcoming by-election in the Saint-Henri–Sainte-Anne electoral division. The by-election date has not yet been determined.

Categories: By-election, Jobs, Provincial

21 December 2022

Public Notice – Intention to Withdraw Authorization: Équipe CDN – NDG / Team CDN – NDG

The Chief Electoral Officer is proposing to withdraw the authorization of the municipal political party Équipe CDN – NDG / Team CDN – NDG, pursuant to section 404 of the Act respecting elections and referendums in municipalities (CQLR, c. E‑2.2), for the following reason: Failure to maintain, at all times, the minimum number of members who are […]

Categories: Municipal, Parties and other political entities

19 December 2022

Eight things to know about political contributions in Québec

You must be an elector to make a contribution, which can take the form of a monetary donation, a service rendered or a good provided free of charge. To receive a contribution, a candidate or a political party must be authorized by the Chief Electoral Officer. The official representative of a party, an authority, an […]

Categories: Financing, expenses, and contributions, Provincial

13 December 2022

Appointment of a new Chief Electoral Officer and Chair of the Commission de la représentation électorale

On December 9, the members of the Assemblée nationale proceeded with the appointment of Jean-François Blanchet as Québec’s new Chief Electoral Officer and Chair of the Commission de la représentation électorale. His seven-year term will commence on January 16, 2023. Mr. Blanchet is currently serving as Director of Electoral Operations and Assistant to the Chief […]

Categories: Institutional

1 December 2022

2021-2022 Annual Management Report

Our 2021-2022 annual management report (PDF – in French) was tabled in the National Assembly on December 1, 2022. It is now available on our website. Here are the major events that marked the 2021-2022 fiscal year at our institution. Municipal general elections were held on November 7, 2021. Of the 1,102 municipalities in elections, 846 held voting for […]

Categories: Institutional

22 November 2022

73rd Legislature of the Parlement jeunesse du Québec

From December 26 to 30, a hundred young people will take on the role of MNA or journalist and debate bills drafted by their peers during the 73rd legislature of the Parlement jeunesse du Québec. This parliamentary simulation is an exceptional experience to awaken young people to political life and the importance of our democratic institutions. […]

Categories: Democracy education, Institutional

15 November 2022

Internet voting: call for expressions of interest

Businesses offering secure, reliable and accessible Internet voting solutions may reply to our recently published call for expressions of interest (in French) between November 14 and December 9, 2022. Call for expressions of interest The call for expressions of interest includes eligibility criteria and digital solution requirements. This process will allow us to explore the […]

Categories: Institutional, Voting

8 November 2022

Congratulations to the winners of the Voters in Training Challenge!

During the provincial elections, more than 900 schools and Youth organizations had their young people take part in an electoral simulation and sent their results to Élections Québec. To encourage them to continue their democracy education activities, the Voters in Training Challenge gave them a chance to win a scholarship. No less than $4,500 was awarded […]

Categories: Democracy education, Institutional

7 November 2022

Public Notice – Intention of Withdrawal of Authorization: Alliance Saint-Lazare

The Chief Electoral Officer is proposing to withdraw the authorization of the municipal political party Alliance Saint-Lazare, pursuant to section 404 of the Act respecting elections and referendums in municipalities (CQLR, c. E‑2.2), for the following reason: failure to submit, by April 1, 2022, a list indicating the names and addresses of the minimum number of party members prescribed […]

Categories: Municipal, Parties and other political entities