Press Release no. 7 – April 7, 2014 general election - At the time the general election was called, 5 984 613 electors were entered on the lists of electors

March 7, 2014

Québec, March 7, 2014 –– Jacques Drouin, Chief  Electoral Officer of Québec, would like to inform the public that 5 984613  electors are currently registered on the lists of electors, as compared to 5 893 614 when the order was issued for the September 4, 2012 general election (this last total did not include the number of voters registered to vote outside Québec).


It should be noted that the figure of 5 984 613 is temporary since the total number of electors entered will be re-evaluated after the revision period which will extend from March 17 to 25 and the special revision period which will be held from March 26 to April 3.


Furthermore, the total number of electors entered is subject to change according to the number of electors who will be registered to vote outside Québec. The deadline for submitting an application to vote outside Québec is March 19. At the beginning of the election, onMarch 5, 322 electors were registered to exercise their right to vote outside Québec.


A complete table showing the breakdown by electoral division of the number of electors registered thus far is accessible on the Website of the Chief Electoral Officer at



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Categories : Provincial, DGE, General election 2014

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