The Register of authorized political entities of Québec contains information on authorized political parties, authorized independent Members and authorized independent candidates. This information is kept under the Election Act and the Act respecting elections and referendums in municipalities.
The information to be included in the Register is established by law. Some of these items are not presented on the website to protect personal information.
The list of authorized political parties and the data sheet for each party are available to the public. This data sheet also includes information including the party’s contact information and the names of its leader, official representative and official agent. The data sheets of provincial political parties also include the party’s financial data.Provincial political party authorities
See the list of political party associations by electoral division, region or for all of Québec.Pending applications for authorization
See the list of pending applications for authorization.Political party leadership campaigns
Political party leadership campaigns are subject to legal guidelines. Candidates for the leadership of a political party must follow the rules of campaign financing and auditing of expenses.Authorized independent MNAs
See the list of authorized independent members.Persons authorized to collect contributions and incur expenses
To collect gifts and incur expenses, independent candidates and electors who undertake to run as independent candidates have obtained authorization from the Chief Electoral Officer of Québec.
Political parties that nominate candidates have also obtained such authorization.Reserved names
By reserving a name with us, the leader of a political party becomes the only person who can file an application for authorization under that name for the next six months. They also ensure that the name meets our criteria and the ones established by the Election Act.Private intervenors
See the list of electors or groups of electors who have obtained authorization as private intervenors.Public notices
See the new authorizations and withdrawals of authorization in the Register of authorized political entities of Québec.Changes to the Register of authorized political entities
Any changes to the information contained in the Register must be conveyed to us in writing, including changes to the party’s name, leader, executive official, official representative or official agent.