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January 25, 2013
November 3, 2013 municipal general elections - It is possible to establish a party and to obtain authorization as a candidate well before the election period
Québec, January 25, 2013 –– In preparation for the municipal elections that will be held on November 3rd of this year, Jacques Drouin, Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, would like to inform those electors wishing to run as independent candidates in the elections that it is possible to obtain an authorization in this capacity effective immediately. Moreover, if they wish to establish a new political party, it may be advantageous to promptly submit an application for authorization to the Chief Electoral Officer.
Categories : Municipal, Municipal financing, DGE, Elections - general and RCMs 2013


December 21, 2012
Public notice - Intention to withdraw authorization
Categories : Municipal, DGE


December 20, 2012
Public notice - Intention to withdraw authorization
Categories : Municipal, DGE


December 19, 2012
Public notice - Intention to withdraw authorization
Categories : Municipal, DGE


December 19, 2012
Public notice - Intention to withdraw authorization
Categories : Municipal, DGE


December 19, 2012
Public notice - Intention to withdraw authorization
Categories : Municipal, DGE


December 18, 2012
Violations of the AERM leading to a conviction and a guilty plea in Montréal and in the Montérégie
Québec City, December 17, 2012 – The Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, Mr. Jacques Drouin, wishes to inform the population that a conviction and a guilty plea were recorded following violations of the Act respecting elections and referendums in municipalities (AERM).
Categories : Municipal, Infractions of the ARERM, DGE


November 6, 2012
A conviction following a violation of the AERM in Montréal
Québec City, October 31, 2012 – The Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, Mr. Jacques Drouin, wishes to inform the population of a conviction following a violation of the Act respecting elections and referendums in municipalities (AERM).
Categories : Municipal, Infractions of the ARERM, DGE


October 29, 2012
A whistle blower line for political financing - Call us
Québec City, October 29, 2012 – The Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, Mr. Jacques Drouin, announces the setting up of a whistle blower line which will allow the DGEQ to obtain information to better carry out its powers concerning the control of political financing.
Categories : Provincial, School Board, Municipal, Infractions of the ARERM, Infractions of the Electoral Act, Infractions of the ASE, DGE


September 20, 2012
A conviction is handed down and two guilty pleas entered following violations of the AERM in Saint-Constant and Montréal
Québec City, September 20, 2012 – Mr. Jacques Drouin, Québec’s Chief Electoral Officer, wishes to inform the population that a conviction was handed down and two guilty pleas were entered following violations of the Act respecting elections and referendums in municipalities (AERM).
Categories : Municipal, Infractions of the ARERM, DGE


September 11, 2012
Public Notice of withdrawal of authorization - Oser Outremont party
Categories : Municipal, DGE


September 11, 2012
CURRENT LARGE PUBLIC SURVEY
Categories : Provincial, DGE


September 6, 2012
Training for official agents: production of election expenses' returns
Categories : Provincial, DGE


September 3, 2012
Press release no. 23 – September 4, general election. Close to 5 million electors are invited to the polls tomorrow
Québec, September 3, 2012 – Mr. Jacques Drouin, Chief Electoral Officer, invites close to 5 million electors to exercise their right to vote tomorrow, election day. They are electors who have not already voted at the advance polling from August 24 to 30. From 9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., 19 680 polling stations will be open and ninety hundred thousand election officers will be on hand to administer the election. A total of 892 candidates are hoping to win the favour of the electorate.
Categories : Provincial, DGE, General election 2012


September 1st, 2012
Press release no. 22 – September 4, 2012 general election. Final advance polling figures: 16,61 % of the electors registered exercised their right to vote
Québec, September 1, 2012 –– Mr. Jacques Drouin, Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, wishes to announce that 980 498 electors exercised their right to vote in the advance poll by using the various methods offered to them between August 24 and August 30. This total corresponds to 16,6 % of the total number of electors registered prior to the special revision, which also ended Thursday. This total number includes the data concerning the "traditional" advance polling, namely on August 26 and 27. It also includes the vote at the domicile of the elector or in a residential facility. Finally, the total includes the vote at the office of the returning officer, for the electors who voted in the electoral division where they were or for those who voted at distance in the riding of their domicile, using the vote outside their electoral division.
Categories : Provincial, DGE, General election 2012


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