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January 1st, 2013
Reform of political party financing in Québec - The maximum allowed political contribution at the provincial level is now $100
Québec City, January 1, 2013 – The reform of provincial political funding that has seen the maximum allowed contribution to a political party, an independent member or an authorized independent candidate decreased from $1,000 to $100 is now in force. An important part of the new Act modifying the Election Act in order to reduce the limit of contributions per elector, reducing the ceiling for election expenses and increasing the public financing of Québec political parties is therefore implemented. This is also so for the measures that will increase the public financing of parties, along with those which will eventually limit their electoral expenses. Except in the case of contributions made during leadership campaigns for political parties that are currently underway, the tax credit granted to electors who contribute to provincial politics is abolished from today.
Categories : Provincial, Provincial financing


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
Electoral participation in the 2012 Québec general elections - Electors aged 18 – 44 years old came back to the polling stations in large numbers during the last general election
Québec City, December 19, 2012 – If we compare with the 2008 general election, Québec electors aged from 18 to 44 returned to the ballot boxes in large numbers, during the September 4, 2012 vote. Looking at specific age cohorts, this increase in participation rate varied between 21% for the 35 to 44 year olds and nearly 26% for the 18 to 24 year olds. This observation is one of those coming out of a study made public today and is the fruit of collaboration between the Chief Electoral Officer of Québec and Université Laval’s Research Chair in Democracy and Parliamentary Institutions.
Categories : Provincial, General election 2008, Election system, General election 2012


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


October 3, 2012
Public notice - Intention of withdrawal of authorization
Category : Municipal


September 28, 2012
Municipal by-election on November 11, 2012, for a position of Councillor in Montréal
Québec City, September 28, 2012 – A municipal by-election will be held in Montréal on November 11 next, to fill the position of councillor in electoral district of Rivière-des-Prairies, in the Rivière-des-Prairies – Pointe-aux-Trembles borough.
Categories : Municipal, By-elections


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


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