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15 May 2018

Citizen round table: discussion about potential solutions to improve access to voting

The members of the Citizen round table met on February 9 to discuss potential solutions aimed at improving voters’ experience regarding three aspects of the voting process: Information provided to voters. Voters’ experience at polling stations. Advance voting options. Using technology to bring the vote closer to the electors During this second meeting, the Citizen round […]

Categories: Institutional, Voting

10 May 2018

Data on our legal proceedings now available on the website

As the director of Élections Québec, the Chief Electoral Officer acts as a public prosecutor, meaning he or she can put on trial anyone who violates the electoral laws. To ensure transparency and provide access to information, some data on these legal proceedings are now available on the Élections Québec website under Legal records. For […]

Categories: Institutional, Investigations and prosecutions

27 March 2018

Public Notice – Intention of Withdrawal of Authorization (Action Saint-Amable)

The Chief Electoral Officer proposes to withdraw the authorization of the Action Saint-Amable party in accordance with section 404 of the Act respecting elections and referendums in municipalities (CQLR, Chapter E-2.2), on the following grounds:  Failure to furnish the Chief Electoral Officer with the information required for the purposes of the updating of the register as provided […]

Categories: Municipal, Parties and other political entities

24 March 2018

Public Notice – Intention of Withdrawal of Authorization (Parti unité nationale)

The Chief Electoral Officer of Québec proposes to withdraw the authorization of the Parti unité nationale, a provincial political party, in accordance with section 68 of the Election Act (CQLR, Chapter E-3.3), on the following grounds: The official representative of the party filed false financial reports and false vouchers, in violation of Division V of Chapter II of […]

Categories: Parties and other political entities, Provincial

23 March 2018

Public Notice – Intention of Withdrawal of Authorization (Mouvement pour la relance de Châteauguay)

The Chief Electoral Officer proposes to withdraw the authorization of the Mouvement pour la relance de Châteauguay municipal party in accordance with section 404 of the Act respecting elections and referendums in municipalities (CQLR, Chapter E-2.2), on the following grounds:  Failure to furnish the Chief Electoral Officer with the information required for the purposes of the updating […]

Categories: Municipal, Parties and other political entities

2 February 2018

Citizen round table: the inaugural meeting was productive

On November 10, 2017, the members of the Citizen round table held their inaugural meeting. Tying in with our efforts to give voters a central role in the electoral system, this advisory committee began its work with a high level of motivation and the firm desire to contribute to the vitality of our democracy, as can […]

Categories: Institutional

3 October 2017

2016-2017 Annual management report

The 2016-2017 Annual management report (in French only) of the Directeur général des élections du Québec (DGEQ) and the Commission de la représentation électorale is now available. It provides an account of the various activities carried out over this period toward the achievement of the objectives of our 2014-2018 strategic plan. The year 2016-2017 saw, notably, […]

Categories: Institutional

2 October 2017

Creation of an Accessibility Committee

We are setting up a consultative working group to examine the actions we could take in the area of voting accessibility for the handicapped persons. To do so, we will recruit eight electors with personal or professional experience in this area. To find out more or submit your application, please see the committee page.

Categories: Institutional