1. Filing nomination forms
Persons wishing to run for the elected position of the by-election, whether for a political party or as an independent candidate, must meet the required conditions and submit their nomination between November 3 and 17 at 4:30 p.m.
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. Reminder card
Beginning of December, 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.
5. Advance polls (voting early)
If you’re not available to vote on polling day, you can vote at the advance polls on December 10, from noon to 8 p.m.
6. Election day
The election day is Sunday, December 17 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
7. Tabulation and results
Once the polling stations close, the counting of votes begins. Preliminary results for each elected position are published on the Élections Montréal website.