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September 20, 2011
Revision of Québec's electoral map - The second report of the Commission de la représentation électorale is tabled at the Assembly National of Québec

 

Quebec City, September 20, 2011 – Jacques Drouin, Chairman of the Commission de la représentation électorale (CRE) and  Chief Electoral Officer of Québec,  has  confirmed that the revised proposal for establishing the boundaries of Québec’s electoral divisions was tabled today at the National Assembly of Québec. The tabling constitutes one of the stages stipulated in the Election Act toward the adopting of a new electoral map. The document represents a reviewed and improved version of the preliminary report released in March 2008. It takes into account observations made by Québec’s electors, MNAs and municipal elected officials during the 24 public hearings held during the spring of 2008 and before the National Assembly committee in September 2010.
Categories : 2011 electoral map, Provincial, CRE, 2011 electoral map


June 2, 2011
Appointment of the returning officers of 17 electoral divisions of Quebec

 

Québec, June 2, 2011 – Today, the Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, Mr. Jacques Drouin, is proceeding with the nomination of 17 returning officers. In each electoral division the returning officer carries out all of the activities related to the holding of an election or a referendum and sees to the application of the laws administered by the Chief Electoral Officer.
Categories : Provincial, Divers, DGE


March 28, 2011
A guilty plea is entered in Montréal

Québec, March 28 , 2011 – Jacques Drouin, Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, wishes to inform the public that a guilty plea was entered in the Montréal region in a case concerning the withdrawal of authorization of the Parti des immigrés du Québec.

Categories : Provincial, Infractions of the Electoral Act


March 1st, 2011
Two guilty verdicts are handed down and a guilty plea is entered in Montréal

Québec, March 1st, 2011 – Jacques Drouin, Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, wishes to inform the public that two guilty verdicts were handed down and that a guilty plea was entered in the Montréal region in cases involving violations of the Election Act.

Categories : Provincial, Infractions of the ASE


January 20, 2011
Wanted: key democracy players for four electoral divisions of the Island of Montréal

Québec, January 20, 2010 – The Chief Electoral Officer of Québec has launched a recruitment competition to fill the position of returning officer in the electoral divisions of Jacques-Cartier, Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Saint-Henri-Sainte-Anne and Robert-Baldwin. The objective is to appoint a major democracy player whose mandate will be to represent the Chief Electoral Officer in the electoral division, in particular by organizing and holding electoral events, such as general elections and by-elections. Interested persons have until 4:30 p.m. on February 4, 2011 to apply. A two-stage selection process will make it possible to choose a returning officer who will be appointed for a 10-year term of office.

Categories : Provincial, DGE


January 13, 2011
Reduction to $1000 of the annual maximum limit for a political contribution
Categories : Provincial, Provincial financing


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