On November 7th, 2021, municipal
and warden elections will be held

 

Public Notices

 

Advance voting

Saturday, October 30, 2021, from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday, October 31, 2021, from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Heritage Hall
4c chemin d'Amour

Election day

Sunday, November 7, 2021, from 9:30 am to 8 pm

Heritage Hall
4c chemin d'Amour

Absentee Voting

To vote by absentee ballot, you must make a verbal or written request by contacting the Returning Officer no later than Wednesday, October 27, 2021.

2021 Election calendar

View the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing 2021 Election Calendar for important municipal election dates.


 
Exceptional measures related to the health situation

(Vote by mail – COVID-19)

Click here to see all information concerning this issue

You can vote by mail if you are in one of the following situations :

  • You are domiciled in an eligible health establishment[1]
  • You are domiciled in the municipality, but are unable to travel for health reasons or you are a caregiver domiciled at the same address as such a person
  • You will be 70 years of age or older on polling day
  • Between Sunday, October 17, 2021, and Wednesday, October 27, 2021, you must comply with an order or a recommendation for isolation from public health authorities because you:
    • returned from a trip abroad within the last 14 days;
    • were diagnosed with COVID-19 and you are still considered a carrier of the disease;
    • are showing COVID-19 symptoms;
    • have been in contact with a suspected, probable or confirmed case of COVID-19 within the last 14 days;
    • are waiting for a COVID-19 test result.

To vote by mail, eligible electors must make a verbal or written request to the returning officer no later than Wednesday, October 27, 2021.

The ballot papers for voting by mail will be sent as of October 18, 2021.

If you are registered to vote by mail and you have not received your ballot papers a few days after their sending, you can contact the returning officer to obtain new ones.

Ballot papers must be received at the office of the returning officer no later than Friday, November 5, 2021, at 4:30 p.m.

If you are requesting to vote by mail because you must comply with an order or a recommendation from public health authorities to isolate, your request will be valid for the current poll only. If you are in situation other than those above, your application will be valid for the current poll and any recommenced proceedings arising from this election.

Note [1] : Eligible health establishment are hospital centres, CHSLDs, rehabilitation centres and private seniors' residences listed in the register established under the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2) and hospital centres or reception centres within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5).

 
 
Registration of Sole Proprietors and Sole Occupants on the List of Electors

The last day for sole proprietors and sole occupants to submit a signed writing to the municipality requesting to be added to the voters list prior to its filing is October 3, 2021.

Is your Domicile Located Outside the Municipality or RCM?

You may have the right to vote if you are the owner of a immovable or if you have been the occupant of a business establishment in the municipality or in the RCM since September 1, 2020, or before.

You may be entitled to this right if, for instance, you are:

  • Owner of an apartment building;
  • Co-owner of a cottage or second home;
  • Tenant of a commercial space.

To have this right, you must be 18 years of age or older on election day and be a Canadian citizen on September 1, 2021. You must not be under curatorship or deprived of your electoral rights on that date.

To exercise your voting right, you must submit an application for registration on the municipal list of electors, the RCM list of electors or the referendum list.

How to Apply

The form to be completed varies according to the applicant [2] :

  • The sole owner of a immovable or the sole occupant of a business establishment must fill the attached SMR-9.2 form : click here >>
  • The co-owners of a immovable or the co-occupants of a business establishment must designate one person among them to be registered on the list. To do so, they must fill the attached SMR-9.1 form : click here >>

The completed form must be sent to the address indicated below:
Joanne Owens, Returning Officer, 4A chemin d'Amour, Canton de Low, J0X 2C0

The application for registration on the list of electors or power of attorney remains valid until it is replaced or withdrawn. If you want to replace or withdraw an existing application or power of attorney, please contact the returning officer.

Note [2] : For the application to be valid for the 2021 election, the municipality must receive it by October 25, 2021 for making an application to amend with the board of revisors.


Notice: election staff wanted

The municipality is looking for election staff. Please contact the municipal office during office hours if you are interested. 819.422.3528.

Nominations: Mayor / Councillor / Reeve

If you wish to run for Mayor / Councillor / Reeve, please ensure that the nomination form is completed and filed with the appropriate electoral officer.

The nomination period is from September 17 to October 1, 2021, until 4:30 p.m.


Joanne Owens,
Returning Officer
4A chemin d'Amour
Municipal Township of Low
Low (Québec) J0X 2C0

Phone : 819.422.3528
Fax : 819.422.3796
Email : reception@lowquebec.ca