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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

29 June 2020

Municipal by-elections further postponed until August 7, 2020

Amid the COVID‑19 pandemic, the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Andrée Laforest, announced via a press release (in French only) that by‑elections in Québec municipalities would be further postponed until August 7, 2020. As a result, no electoral procedures may begin prior to that date in the 43 municipalities in which, as of May 1, 2020, there […]

Categories: By-election, Municipal

6 May 2020

Municipal by-elections postponed again

On May 1, Québec’s Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Andrée Laforest, announced that the 43 municipal by-elections scheduled for March and April 2020 would be postponed until June 26, 2020 (in French). In her initial announcement on this topic on March 13 , the Minister had postponed the by‑election date until April 26. As a result, the […]

Categories: By-election, Municipal

1 April 2020

Exceptional measures due to COVID-19: Extension of document submission deadlines for political entities

Provincial level Financial reports of authorities – Period ending December 31, 2019 The deadline for filing the financial report stipulated in Article 117 of the Election Act (CQLR, Chapter E-3.3) is extended to June 1, 2020. Financial report of political parties – Period ending December 31, 2019 The deadline for the filing of the 2019 financial report pursuant to Articles 113, […]

Categories: Financing, expenses, and contributions, Municipal, Provincial

28 January 2020

Work begins on the drawing up of the electoral maps for over 260 municipalities

From January to May 2020, over 260 Québec municipalities will be drawing up their electoral maps in preparation for the municipal general election slated for November 7, 2021. This marks the beginning of the municipal election process. What is involved? When drawing up electoral maps, municipalities must determine the boundaries of their electoral districts. During the next […]

Categories: Electoral maps, Municipal

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

27 March 2018

Public Notice – Intention of Withdrawal of Authorization (Action Saint-Amable)

The Chief Electoral Officer proposes to withdraw the authorization of the Action Saint-Amable party in accordance with section 404 of the Act respecting elections and referendums in municipalities (CQLR, Chapter E-2.2), on the following grounds:  Failure to furnish the Chief Electoral Officer with the information required for the purposes of the updating of the register as provided […]

Categories: Municipal, Parties and other political entities

23 March 2018

Public Notice – Intention of Withdrawal of Authorization (Mouvement pour la relance de Châteauguay)

The Chief Electoral Officer proposes to withdraw the authorization of the Mouvement pour la relance de Châteauguay municipal party in accordance with section 404 of the Act respecting elections and referendums in municipalities (CQLR, Chapter E-2.2), on the following grounds:  Failure to furnish the Chief Electoral Officer with the information required for the purposes of the updating […]

Categories: Municipal, Parties and other political entities