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

5 September 2022

Provincial elections: Voting outside Québec

Will you be outside Québec on the polling days for the upcoming provincial elections? If so, you may be able to vote by mail! However, we need to receive your application by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on September 14, 2022. Also, we will need to receive your ballot paper by 8 p.m. Eastern Time on […]

Categories: General election, Provincial, Voting

2 September 2022

Voters in Training: Register by September 16

Now that the election campaign is underway, it’s time for schools and youth organizations to register for Voters in Training! The program is designed to introduce young people to the voting process through an election simulation. Participants can vote for candidates running in their electoral division. Registration will remain open until September 16. Already, more […]

Categories: Democracy education, General election, Institutional

2 September 2022

Why is it important to vote?

Getting out to vote means: Expressing your opinion on issues that matter to us and on decisions that affect our lives Helping ensure that our society runs smoothly Electing a Member who will defend your interests and raise your concerns in the Assemblée nationale Giving your opinion on the management of social programs and public […]

Categories: General election, Provincial, Voting

31 August 2022

Provincial elections: Becoming a candidate

Are you interested in running as a candidate in one of Québec’s 125 electoral divisions? You have until 2 p.m. on September 17 to file a nomination paper. With a few exceptions, if you have the right to vote, you can run as a candidate. To learn more about becoming a candidate, refer to our […]

Categories: General election, Jobs, Provincial

29 August 2022

Postal voting available to some people due to COVID-19

Given the current risk of transmission of COVID-19, certain people are eligible for postal voting: Those at risk of developing complications from a COVID-19 infection because of their health condition. These individuals are eligible to vote by mail in the provincial elections. They can apply for a postal voting kit at any time between now […]

Categories: General election, Provincial, Voting

28 August 2022

It’s official! Provincial elections will be held on October 3

Today’s election order officially triggers the election period, which will begin tomorrow. Visit our website regularly for voting information and be sure to mark polling day (October 3) on your calendar. Interested in working during the elections? If so, you can apply online now. Young people who are 16 or 17 years old can now work in provincial […]

Categories: General election, Jobs, Provincial, Voting

26 August 2022

2022 provincial election: vote before you go hunting

Will you be out hunting on October 3? Fortunately, there are seven other days when you or any other Quebecer can vote. In fact, Quebec electors can also vote: On an advance polling day (September 25 and 26) At the office of their returning officer (September 23, 24, 27, 28 and 29) You can also […]

Categories: General election, Provincial, Voting

26 May 2022

Report on Special Polling Measures

We are posting a new document on our website today: the Report on Special Polling Measures – 2021 Municipal General Elections (in French only). Produced thanks to the collaboration of returning officers in Québec municipalities following the 2021 municipal general elections, this report describes the main measures taken to adapt the Act respecting elections and […]

Categories: General election, Municipal

22 April 2022

Survey on participation in municipal general elections

We commissioned BIP Research to conduct a survey of electors following the municipal general elections of November 7, 2021. The survey aimed to provide a better understanding of the factors affecting voter turnout and abstention at the municipal level. For instance, the information gathered can help us tailor our services to the needs of electors. […]

Categories: General election, Municipal, Results and statistics

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

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