Municipal Election - November 7, 2021

Electors

Am I qualified to vote?

A person is qualified to vote in a municipal election in the Town of Kirkland if she or he:

  • is 18 years of age or older on election day;
  • is a Canadian citizen on September 1, 2021;
  • is not disqualified from voting under the law (under curatorship or guilty of an offence that is a corrupt electoral practice);
  • meets one of the following conditions:

    • be domiciled on the territory of the Town of Kirkland and, for at least six months, in Quebec;

      OR

    • have been the owner of an immovable or the occupant of a business establishment located on the territory of the Town of Kirkland, since September 1, 2020 (non-domiciled voters).

In order to be able to vote in an election, you must be a qualified elector AND be registered on the electoral list.

Domiciled electors that are not already entered on the electoral list and who wish to be will have to apply in person to the Board of Revisors to have their name entered on the list.

Board of Revisors

The revision of the list of electors will take place in the Urban Planning Room at City Hall on the following dates and times

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. and 7 to 10 p.m.
Wednesday, October 20, 2021  10 a.m. to 1 p.m.


All applications to the Board of Revisors must be made under oath. The members of the Board of Revisors may require any evidence necessary to make their decision.

For any application for registration, the person must:

  • submit two documents, one indicating the name and date of birth and the other the name and domicile address of the person whose registration is sought;
  • provide the previous domicile address of the person whose registration is sought.

The Board of Revisors may render its decision immediately. It may also reserve its decision.

Note that electors eligible to vote by mail, with the exception of non-domiciled electors, may apply for a revision of the list of electors before 1:00 p.m. on October 20, 2021 by completing the form provided for this purpose. This application must also be accompanied by a copy of two documents, namely:

  • one indicating your full name and date of birth;
  • the other indicating your full name and home address.

If you live in a hospital, a CHSLD or a private seniors' residence, these documents may be replaced by a certificate from a staff member confirming your identity and place of residence.

What piece of ID should I present to vote?

To vote in an election, you must be registered on the list of electors AND present one of the following identification documents:

  • Quebec health insurance card;
  • Quebec driver's licence;
  • Canadian passport;
  • Certificate of Indian Status;
  • Canadian Forces identification card.

It is suggested that you bring the voting reminder card that you will receive in the mail.

Accessible voting

All polling stations in the town are accessible to people with reduced mobility.

In addition, when you visit your polling station, if you feel the need :

  • You can ask for help marking your ballot;
  • You can ask for a template to help you vote by yourself if you have a visual impairment.


COVID-19: Safe Voting

Rest assured that all health measures will be in place to protect voters and election staff on polling day.

This includes wearing face coverings, hand sanitizing and physical distancing. In addition, the following measures have been taken:

  • The advance polling period has been extended to two days, October 30 and 31, 2021;
  • Municipal Council has authorized voting by mail for electors 70 years of age or older.




For any question, please contact the returning officer:

Annie Riendeau, Attorney
Returning Officer

Office of the Returning Officer
Kirkland Town Hall
17200 Hymus Boulevard
Kirkland, Qc H9J 3Y8
Telephone: (514) 694-4100 ext. 3114
E-mail: election@ville.kirkland.qc.ca

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