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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

27 November 2020

Suspension of English-language school board elections

Yesterday, the Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur announced the suspension of the English-language school boards elections scheduled for December 20. During this suspension, no activities may be undertaken to resume the electoral process, whether to fill seats for which no candidates had been nominated or to fill seats that may become vacant. This […]

Categories: General election, School board, Voting

2 July 2020

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 to vote in the next election! In Quebec, individuals who wish […]

Categories: Municipal, Provincial, School board, Voting

11 June 2020

Internet voting: study filed and mandate requested to continue with our work

Élections Québec filed its study on Internet voting in the National Assembly today. This study: Evaluates the effects of a potential introduction of Internet voting on Québec’s electoral system. Explains issues surrounding the introduction of this voting option, in particular based on past experiences in Canada and around the world. Presents the risks associated with Internet […]

Categories: Institutional, Voting

7 May 2020

The 80 years of Québec women’s right to vote

Eighty years ago, on April 25, 1940, women in Québec obtained the right to vote and the right to run in elections. On the anniversary of this event, Élections Québec wishes to highlight the efforts of some inspiring women who fought for these rights and several dates marking the progress of women in politics. April 25, 1940 […]

Categories: Institutional, Voting