Municipal by-election on August 28, 2011 for a position of Councillor in Chelsea

July 25, 2011

Québec City, July 25, 2011 – A municipal by-election will be held in Chelsea on August 28 next, to fill the position of councillor in electoral district number 3. In accordance with the time limits laid out in the Act respecting elections and referendums in municipalities, individuals wishing to run as candidates in this by-election have until July 29, to submit their nomination papers to Mr. Bruce Devine, the returning officer.

Mr. Jacques Drouin, Québec’s Chief Electoral Officer, reminds everyone concerned that the rules governing financing of candidates and the control of election expenses will apply throughout the election period, which began on July 15, 2011.
To learn more about municipal elections and the rules governing financing, media representatives can consult the “Media” portal on the Chief Electoral Officer’s website. In this directory, simply click on the “Municipal” link. A summary of the main rules on financing is accessible by clicking on “Financing and election expenses”, and then on “Characteristics”.

Categories : Municipal, By-elections

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