By-election

By-election on December 15, 2019 for a
municipal councillor position 

 

The municipal by-election will be held on Sunday

December 15, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Polling station : Hollow Glen community centre - 12, chemin du Parc

 

Advance polling : Sunday, December 8 from 12:00 p.m. to 8: 00 p.m.

Advance polling station: Municipal Library - 100 Chemin Old Chelsea

 

For the vote to take place, a minimum of two candidacies must be submitted.

 

For more information on municipal elections and the rules related to political financing, both governed by the Act respecting elections and referendums in municipalities, visit the Elections Québec website at electionsquebec.qc.ca.


Residents wishing to apply for this position may do so by obtaining the nomination paper form at the office of the electoral president, Me John-David McFaul, or the assistant designated for this purpose, Ms. Manon Racine.  

Candidacies will be accepted from November 1 to 15, Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. as indicated on the election notice.

On November 15, the office will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on a continuous basis.  

For more information, you can contact the office of the electoral president at 819-827-6217.

 

Important dates

 

Eligibility 

 

The Act respecting elections and referendums in municipalities provides the following conditions for eligibility:

  • Be entitled to be entered on the municipal list of electors of the municipality of Chelsea

AND

  • Reside continuously or not in the territory of the Municipality of Chelsea for at least the last 12 months as of October 22, 2019

To be entered on the municipality's list of electors, you must:
 

  • be 18 years of age on October 22, 2019

  • be a physical person

  • be a Canadian citizen

  • not be disqualified from voting by law (under curatorship or guilty of an offense constituting a corrupt electoral practice)

 

And, moreover,

  • meet one of the following two conditions:
    • be domiciled in the territory of the Municipality of Chelsea and, for the past 6 months in Quebec OR, since October 22, 2018, be the owner of a building or the occupant of a business establishment located in the territory of the Municipality of Chelsea 

For details concerning the vote by mail, click here.

For conditions and information relating to the sole owners of an immovable and the sole occupants of a business establishement or to the undivided co-owners of an immovable and the co-occupants of a business establishement, click here.