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22 April 2022

Survey on participation in municipal general elections

We commissioned BIP Research to conduct a survey of electors following the municipal general elections of November 7, 2021. The survey aimed to provide a better understanding of the factors affecting voter turnout and abstention at the municipal level. For instance, the information gathered can help us tailor our services to the needs of electors. […]

Categories: General election, Municipal, Results and statistics

8 April 2022

Filing the Vote by Mail Assessment Report

Today we are posting a new document on our website: the Vote by Mail Assessment Report – Municipal general elections 2021 (in French only). Produced in collaboration with the returning officers of Québec municipalities, this report outlines the key findings related to the experience of voting by mail in the 2021 municipal general elections. As […]

Categories: General election, Municipal, Voting

5 April 2022

Now available: Our annual report on political financing

The report titled Financement politique : Bilan et perspectives 2021 (PDF – in French), available in French only, was tabled in the Assemblée nationale on April 5, 2022. With respect to political financing and election expenses, Élections Québec’s role involves both education and monitoring. The report covers the various activities associated with this role. It describes the actions […]

Categories: Financing, expenses, and contributions, Municipal, Provincial

22 November 2021

The voters in training have spoken!

Election simulations In connection with the 2021 municipal general elections, more than 450 schools and organizations registered for the Voters in Training program. As a result, more than 54,000 young people had the opportunity to participate in election simulations. The votes cast by these electors in training have been tallied and the results are now […]

Categories: Democracy education, General election, Municipal

5 November 2021

Because municipal services are at the heart of our daily lives, let’s vote on November 7!

Municipal general elections will be held in two days, on Sunday, November 7! Add this date to your calendar and consult the notice received in the mail to find out where you can vote. If you have not received this notice, check with the returning officer of your municipality. Polling stations will be open from 9:30 a.m. […]

Categories: General election, Municipal, Voting

27 October 2021

You can vote in advance

Can’t vote on election day, November 7? You can vote in advance on Sunday, October 31, 2021, from 9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Your municipality may also hold another day of advance voting on Monday, November 1. In addition, due to the pandemic, some municipalities may add up to two additional advance voting days, on Saturday, October 30, 2021, and Saturday, […]

Categories: General election, Municipal, Voting

26 October 2021

How voting will take place on election day!

Upon arriving, you will be greeted by election officers. They will explain how to vote and direct you to the correct booth. Be sure to bring a piece of ID. For more information, consult the six steps in the voting process or the guide entitled All you need to know to vote if you have […]

Categories: General election, Municipal, Voting

25 October 2021

New in 2021: Vote at the office of your returning officer!

This year, due to the health situation, the returning officer of your municipality can organize voting days at their office or at any other place they choose. They can hold up to four voting days at their office. They can do so on October 29 and November 1, 2 and 3, 2021, from 9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Contact your returning officer to […]

Categories: General election, Municipal, Voting

22 October 2021

It’s important to vote!

On the eve of the voting period for the 2021 municipal general election, we want to remind you how important it is to vote. For several months now, hundreds of people have been working hard for you to be able to vote for candidates for the mayor and city councillor positions in your municipality. They […]

Categories: General election, Municipal, Voting

30 September 2021

2021 Municipal general elections: Voting by mail, how does it work?

Published in the news section on April 30, we told you about the main measures that will ensure the smooth operation of the 2021 municipal general elections despite the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. One of these measures is voting by mail. Several groups of electors will be able to vote by mail for the next general […]

Categories: General election, Municipal, Voting