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

21 June 2022

We’ve added an election glossary to our website

At Élections Québec, we know the electoral process inside and out. We love to share our knowledge on the topic, because we’re passionate about elections. In recent months, we’ve been collaborating with another passionate organization: the Office québécois de la langue française. What have we been working on? A glossary (in French only) to help […]

Categories: Institutional

2 June 2022

Québec’s Week of the Disabled 2022

The 26th annual Semaine québécoise des personnes handicapées (Québec Week of the Disabled) is being held from June 1 to 7. The theme this year is “Give 100%.” As part of this week, Quebecers are encouraged to pay special attention to the best ways to communicate with people with disabilities, and to show respect and […]

Categories: Institutional

30 May 2022

Winners of the 2022 Vox Populi Awards

The Assemblée nationale, Élections Québec and the Jean-Charles Bonenfant Foundation announced the winners of the 2022 edition of the Vox Populi awards during a virtual event held May 19. These institutions awarded a total of $9,000 in scholarships to the 12 winning student councils. The Vox Populi Awards recognize student councils that stood out and […]

Categories: Democracy education, Institutional

21 April 2022

Recruitment of information officers

Come experience the thrill of a general election! Élections Québec’s information centre team is looking for new members in preparation for the provincial general elections scheduled for October 3, 2022. Your mission: to answer calls from the public and provide a range of election-related information. Information officers interact directly with citizens and play a key role […]

Categories: General election, Institutional, Jobs, Provincial

12 April 2022

Mr. Pierre Reid’s appearance before the parliamentary committee on Bill 29, which provides for special provisions applicable to the 2022 general elections

Mr. Pierre Reid, Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, appeared before a parliamentary committee on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, to give his opinion on Bill 29, Loi visant à faciliter le déroulement des prochaines élections générales au Québec (An Act to facilitate the conduct of future general elections in Québec). One of the purposes of this […]

Categories: General election, Institutional, Laws and regulations

28 March 2022

You are on our new website!

Élections Québec is proud to unveil its new website! Why a new site? We needed to redesign our website to better meet our users’ needs, which have changed significantly over the years. The new site brings everything under one roof: provincial, municipal and school elections, returning officer recruitment, new electoral map, etc. Altogether, we consulted […]

Categories: Institutional

21 December 2021

Citizen round table’s second mandate ended

November 19, 2021, marked the end of the Citizen round table’s second mandate. During this meeting, the members took a critical but constructive look at Élections Québec and put themselves in the Chief Electoral Officer’s shoes to reflect on high-priority projects to improve certain aspects of elections in Québec. Having a look at Élections Québec […]

Categories: Institutional

5 October 2021

2020-2021 Annual Management Report: Overview of an Exercise Marked by Current Issues and 40 Recommendations to Improve the Electoral System

Today, our 2020-2021 annual management report (PDF – in French) was tabled in the National Assembly by the President of the Assembly, François Paradis. The report is available on our website. It presents an overview and highlights of the 2020-2021 exercise by Élections Québec and the Commission de la représentation électorale. It also makes 40 recommendations to improve […]

Categories: Institutional

2 August 2021

Citizen round table: From education to notice of entry

Since the start of their mandate, the members of the Citizen round table have been able to discuss many issues with Élections Québec. On June 4, the half-day meeting focused on education for democratic citizenship in Québec schools, the notice of entry designed by Élections Québec, and on a draft of the communications campaign for […]

Categories: Institutional

29 July 2021

Citizen round table: at the heart of political financing information

Political financing has been at the heart of Citizen round table meetings over the past few months. Recently, information on political financing occupied another half-day meeting between the table members and Élections Québec. For many members of the Citizen round table, it would be wise to better inform the public on the specifics of Québec’s […]

Categories: Institutional

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