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Since june 1, 2023, our news are published in French only.

1 October 2019

2018-2019 Annual Management Report: a year marked by the provincial general election!

Our 2018-2019 Annual Management Report (in French only), which outlines our efforts over that period marked by the provincial general election, was submitted to the National Assembly and is now available for consultation on our website. The provincial general election on October 1, 2018—the first ever fixed-date election in Québec—resulted in the election of 125 MNAs. As […]

Categories: Institutional

16 September 2019

Online consultation on Internet voting

Starting today, we are consulting the public about Internet voting as part of a study we are carrying out about this subject. What do you think of Internet voting? We want to know your opinion about this voting method, whether you use Internet in your everyday life or not. Take a few minutes to complete […]

Categories: Institutional, Voting

4 September 2019

Vox populi : Ta démocratie à l’école! – Registration period is in full swing!

Back to school is the ideal time to introduce students to the principles of democracy! The program Vox populi : Ta démocratie à l’école! (in French), in collaboration with the National Assembly and the Fondation Jean-Charles Bonenfant, gives teachers and school staff free support in implementing and running student councils. Getting involved in a student council […]

Categories: Democracy education, Institutional

23 August 2019

Élections Québec studying online voting

We are currently studying online voting, a voting method that could allow electors to vote remotely from the location of their choice using an electronic device connected to the Internet, such as a computer, tablet or smart phone. The purpose of our study is to provide a full and neutral overview of the advantages and […]

Categories: Institutional, Voting

13 August 2019

Young people: important agents of change

Did you know that, according to the United Nations, there are more young people in the world than ever before? These 1.8 billion youth age 10 to 24 constitute essential partners as agents of change. The Service de l’éducation à la démocratie (democracy education department) of Élections Québec works daily with young people and is […]

Categories: Democracy education, Institutional

9 July 2019

New newsletters available – Subscribe now!

You can now subscribe to eight different newsletters on our website. Are you interested in one or more of the following subjects? Subscribe to our newsletters to stay informed about the latest news and developments. General news Public notices from the Register of authorized political entities of Québec (RAPEQ) Press releases (in French) Democracy education […]

Categories: Institutional

4 July 2019

Moving? Don’t forget the list of electors!

Did you just move to a new location? Or do you plan to move in the near future? If so, be sure to update your information on the list of electors using the Service québécois de changement d’adresse (SQCA). That way, you’ll be ready for the next election! In Quebec, individuals who wish to vote […]

Categories: Institutional, Municipal, Provincial, School board, Voting

26 June 2019

Public Notice – Intention of Withdrawal of Authorization

The Chief Electoral Officer is proposing to withdraw the authorization of the municipal political party Parti des citoyens de Sainte-Julienne pursuant to section 404 of the Act respecting elections and referendums in municipalities (CQLR, c. E‑2.2), for the following reasons: failure to submit, by April 1, 2019, a list indicating the names and addresses of the minimum number of […]

Categories: Municipal, Parties and other political entities

14 June 2019

Citizen Round Table: Representation of Women and Minorities and Ballot Papers in the Event of Electoral Reform

On March 15, the members of the Citizen round table expressed their views on two aspects of a possible reform of the electoral system. They studied the idea of establishing quotas to encourage the representation of women and minorities in politics and gave their opinion on various models of ballot papers that could be used […]

Categories: Institutional

28 May 2019

Recommendations submitted to the Committee on Institutions aimed at improving the electoral process and protecting personal data held by political parties

In an appearance before the National Assembly’s Committee on Institutions on May 27, Chief Electoral Officer Pierre Reid submitted a number of recommendations formulated by Élections Québec aimed at improving the electoral process and protecting voters’ personal data. The following recommendations are aimed at ensuring that the electoral process remains efficient while meeting contemporary needs […]

Categories: Institutional, Parties and other political entities

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