QuébecCity, April 20, 2012– A municipal by-election will be held in Lac-Brome on June 3 next, to fill the position of councillor in electoral district number 4. In accordance with the time limits laid out in the Act respecting elections and referendums in municipalities, individuals wishing to run as candidates in this by-election have until May 4, to submit their nomination papers to Mr. Jacques Bourret, the returning officer.
Mr. Jacques Drouin, Québec’s Chief Electoral Officer, reminds everyone concerned that the rules governing financing of candidates and the control of election expenses will apply throughout the election period, which begins today.
To learn more about municipal elections and the rules governing financing, media representatives can consult the “Media” portal on the Chief Electoral Officer’s website. In this directory, simply click on the “Municipal” link. A summary of the main rules on financing is accessible by clicking on “Financing and election expenses”, and then on “Characteristics”.
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