1. Filing nomination forms

Persons wishing to run for one of the 103 elected positions, whether for a political party or as an independent candidate, must meet the required conditions and submit their nomination by the deadline set by Law.

2. Notice of Entry on the List of Electors

Preparing the list of electors is a very important operation. This is the stage at which all electors are requested to check whether their name is on the list of electors at their correct home address. If you wish to exercise your right to vote, it is your responsibility to ensure that your name is on the electoral list.

You can also verify your registration here.

There are three easy ways to check your registration:

3. Additions and modifications to the List of Electors

If you find you are not entered on the list of electors or if there’s an error in your entry, you must contact the Board of Revisors of the electoral list.

4. Voting by mail

In 2021, persons who were unable to move about for health reasons, who were in isolation due to COVID-19 or who were residing in an eligible establishment or residence could apply to vote by mail.

5. Reminder card

During the week of October 25, you will receive a reminder card that includes the names of the candidates, the dates of election days and advance polls, and the voting locations.

Example of the reminder card

6. Advance polls (voting early)

If you’re not available to vote on polling day, you can vote at the advance polls.

7. Election days

In 2021, the election days were November 6 and 7.

8. Tabulation and results

On the final election day, after the polls close, the tabulation or counting of votes begins. Preliminary results for each elected position are published on the Élections Montréal website.