What to ­expect when you’re ­expecting…an election

By Gordon Lambie

Although Election Day, itself, is still 19 days away, most Quebeckers are free to cast their vote in this fall’s provincial election as soon as the end of next week. That in mind, it might be a good time to catch up on the ins and outs of just how that is done. Documents from Elections Quebec, the organization that oversees and administers elections across all levels in the province, have already been mailed out, but in case, for some reason, that information misses your mailbox, here are a few things to keep in mind. Step one: If you plan to vote, make sure you are registered. People are eligible to vote if they are registered on the list of electors, are 18 years of age or older, are a Canadian citizen have been living in Quebec for six months, and are not under curatorship or have been deprived of voting rights. See full story in the Wednesday, September 12 edition of The Record.

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