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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

17 September 2021

2021 municipal general elections –&nbp;The election period starts today!

Today, September 17, 2021, marks the beginning of the election period, which starts with the nomination of individuals who wish to be elected to the office of mayor, councillor or warden. Such individuals have until October 1 at 4:30 p.m. to officially file their nomination papers. The names will be posted on our Candidates webpage as soon as they are […]

Categories: General election, Municipal

8 September 2021

2021 municipal general elections – Recruitment of election officers

Are you looking for a unique professional experience that is at the heart of democracy? Look no further, municipalities need you! Starting in mid-October, and until the elections on November 7, remunerated positions such as deputy returning officers, secretaries and officers in charge of the list of electors will be available throughout Québec. To find out […]

Categories: General election, Municipal

6 August 2021

Municipal general elections: You must be registered to vote!

You have less than one month to check your registration on the list of electors with Élections Québec, in preparation for the November 7 municipal elections. Do it now with our Web application or by contacting us. Then, during the electoral period, you will need to contact your municipality to update your information. So make sure your name […]

Categories: General election, Municipal

23 June 2021

Moving? Remember to change your address!

Moving season is coming up fast. With municipal elections just a few months away, it is important to change your address as soon as possible. You must be entered on the list of electors at your domicile address to vote in this fall’s municipal elections. You must also be at least 18 years old and a […]

Categories: General election, Municipal

22 June 2021

The website for the fall 2021 municipal general elections is online

You can now visit the 2021 municipal elections website at www.electionsquebec.qc.ca/municipales/en/. Lots of information is available on this website, both on the various voting options and on health measures that will be in place during those elections. During the election period, which starts on September 17, this site will also list the names of candidates in […]

Categories: General election, Municipal

30 April 2021

November 7, 2021 municipal general elections: learn about the measures that will be in effect in the context of the pandemic

From September 17 to November 7, 2021, municipal democracy will be in full swing as general elections are held to elect members of the municipal council in more than 1,100 municipalities as well as wardens in 18 regional county municipalities (RCMs). New measures will be in effect to ensure the smooth operation of elections in […]

Categories: General election, Municipal

19 April 2021

Political financing and municipal general elections: What you need to know about political contributions

This November, we will have the opportunity to elect the mayors and councillors of our municipalities. There are various rules governing municipal political financing, including political contributions from electors. A contribution can be a gift of money, or else a service rendered or a good provided free of charge. Maximum amount An elector may contribute […]

Categories: Financing, expenses, and contributions, General election, Municipal

9 April 2021

Élections Québec publishes a regulation to ensure the smooth operation of the November 7, 2021, municipal elections

On March 25, 2021, the Assemblée nationale adopted the Act to facilitate the conduct of the 7 November 2021 municipal general election in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. This Act provides for some changes to the electoral process. In particular, it gives the Chief Electoral Officer the power to amend, by regulation, certain provisions of […]

Categories: General election, Laws and regulations, Municipal