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When and where to vote

Summary

You can vote on Election Day, at an advance poll, or through one of the other options available to you, such as voting at your seniors' residence.

Provincial

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IMPORTANT

Your name must be on the list of electors in order to vote. Check your entry on line now or on your notice of entry. If your name is not on the list of electors or if you notice an error, you have until [jour -4] at 2 p.m. to correct the situation. After that, it will be too late!

You have eight days to vote.

To find out where to vote, enter your address. Normally, polling station addresses are listed between [jour -31] and [jour -24].

Voting on election day

Opening hours

On election day, polling stations are open from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

To find out where to vote, enter your address. Normally, polling station addresses for the [jour 0] are listed as of [jour -24].

Your polling station’s hours of operation are given on your yellow reminder card.

Advance polling

Days and hours of operation

Advance polling takes place on the Sunday and Monday of the week preceding the election. Polling stations are open from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

To find out where to vote, enter your address. Normally, polling station addresses are listed as of [jour -31].

The address of your advance polling station and its days and hours of operation are indicated on the notice of entry.

Voting at the returning officer’s office

Additional days to vote

  • [day -10], from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • [day -9], from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • [day -6], from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • [day -5], from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • [day -4], from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

In addition to election day and advance polls, there are five additional voting days at the office of the returning officer (note that the wait may be longer). You can also go there to register for the list of electors or change the information on your registration.

To find out where to vote, enter your address. Normally, polling station addresses are listed as of [jour -31].

You can also go to the office of any returning officer in Québec to vote for a candidate in your electoral division.

Bring your kids along when you vote

Bring your kids when you go to vote in the provincial election! Small polling stations are set up specifically for children between the ages of 3 and 12, but they are open to all young people under the age of 18 who want to learn about the electoral process.

Learn more about small polling stations

Municipal

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Voting on election day

Sunday [day 0], from 9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The returning officer must inform the electors of the days and times when they can vote. The day of the election must be a Sunday.

Voting in the advance poll

Sunday [day -7]

You can also vote in advance on the Sunday before the election. In some municipalities, you can also do this on the Monday before election day.

See the communications sent from your municipality for more information, including public notices. Some municipalities also send a reminder card by mail. If you have any questions about the election, contact the returning officer of your municipality.

Other voting options

School board

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Voting on election day

On election day, polling stations are open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

To find out the address of your polling station, please check the reminder card you will receive in the mail or contact the returning officer.

This reminder card also includes information about the candidates running for your school board.

Voting in the advance poll

You will be able to vote at the advance polls the seventh day before the election, between noon and 8 p.m. To find out where your advance polling station is located, contact the returning officer.

Other options for voting

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