Appointment of the Chief Electoral Officer of Québec

June 12, 2015

A new Chief Electoral Officer of Québec has been appointed unanimously yesterday by the National Assembly.

Mr. Pierre Reid was nominated to the post for a term of seven years.

Mr. Reid is a member of the Quebec Bar. After studying law at Laval University and legislative drafting at the University of Ottawa, he has worked as legal counsel in several organizations including the Quebec National Assembly, the Coroner's Office and various departments. Since 2008, Mr. Reid was Associate Secretary General to the Secrétariat du Conseil exécutif.

Mr. Reid will take office July 12, 2015 and will take over from Ms. Lucie Fiset, who has been temporarily acting as Chief Electoral Officer of Québec since July 2014.

Category : DGE

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