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

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

11 February 2020

Chief Electoral Officer’s reflections and recommendations on Bill 39

Pierre Reid, Chief Electoral Officer and Chair of Québec’s Commission de la représentation électorale, recently took part in the special consultations and public hearings on Bill 39, An Act to establish a new electoral system, in order to share his reflections and recommendations on the proposed legislation. During his speech, Mr. Reid made observations on various aspects of Bill 39, […]

Categories: Institutional, Provincial, Voting

16 September 2019

Online consultation on Internet voting

Starting today, we are consulting the public about Internet voting as part of a study we are carrying out about this subject. What do you think of Internet voting? We want to know your opinion about this voting method, whether you use Internet in your everyday life or not. Take a few minutes to complete […]

Categories: Institutional, Voting

23 August 2019

Élections Québec studying online voting

We are currently studying online voting, a voting method that could allow electors to vote remotely from the location of their choice using an electronic device connected to the Internet, such as a computer, tablet or smart phone. The purpose of our study is to provide a full and neutral overview of the advantages and […]

Categories: Institutional, Voting

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

18 September 2018

Citizen round table: Online voting, polling subdivisions and voter turnout

On June 8, members of the Citizen round table attended a third meeting during which they learned more about the information that will be provided to electors for the upcoming elections, discussed the challenges involved in online voting and began a reflection on how to encourage voter turnout. Should we implement online voting? This is a […]

Categories: Institutional, Voting

15 May 2018

Citizen round table: discussion about potential solutions to improve access to voting

The members of the Citizen round table met on February 9 to discuss potential solutions aimed at improving voters’ experience regarding three aspects of the voting process: Information provided to voters. Voters’ experience at polling stations. Advance voting options. Using technology to bring the vote closer to the electors During this second meeting, the Citizen round […]

Categories: Institutional, Voting

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