Communiqué – 2021 General Elections

Town of Hudson voters will receive a notice of entry by mail in the next few days

Hudson, October 12th, 2021 – Town of Hudson voters are asked to verify that their names are registered on the notice of entry which they will receive in the next few days. If their names are not registered or if there are any errors, they must appear before the Board of Revisors if they wish to vote at the November 7th election since you must be registered on the electoral list to be able to vote.

Members of the Board of Revisors will meet voters at 64 Cedar:
On October 19th, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.,
On October 25th, 2021 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

After these dates it will not be possible to register your name on the list of electors or to modify your application.

All health measures in force must be respected at all times when appearing before the Board of Revisors or on polling day.

Persons eligible to vote by mail must make a verbal or written request no later than Wednesday, October 27, 2021. Ballots must be received at the office of the Returning Officer no later than 4:30 p.m. on November 5, 2021. If you are eligible to vote by mail, you may also request a modification to the electoral list before the Board of Revisors.

What is needed to register or to modify your registration?

To register your name on the electoral list or modify your registration, voters must provide their previous address and present 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. This procedure may be made by the spouse, by a relative or by a person who is cohabiting with the person.

Who is qualified to vote in a municipal election?

A person is qualified to vote in the 2021 municipal election if the following conditions are met:
1. Be registered on the electoral list;
2. Be 18 years of age on election day, November 7th, 2021;
As of September 1st, 2021:
3. Be a Canadian citizen;
4. Is not disqualified from voting under the law, either under curatorship or guilty of an offence that is a corrupt electoral practice;
5. Meets one of the following conditions:
• Be domiciled on the territory of the municipality and, for at least six months, in Quebec;
• Have been the owner of an immovable or the occupant of a business establishment located in the municipality for at least 12 months.

Who can vote by mail?

You can vote by mail if you are in one of the following situations:
• Your domicile is not located in the territory of the municipality;
• Your domicile is located in the municipality’s territory
and:

o You are domiciled in an eligible health establishment;
o You are unable to travel for health reasons or you are a caregiver domiciled at the same address of such a person;
o You will be 70 years of age or older on polling day;
o Between Sunday, October 17, 2021 and Wednesday, October 27th, you must comply with an order or a recommendation for isolation from Public Health authorities because you:

■ have returned from a trip abroad within the last 14 days;
■ were diagnosed with COVID-19 and are still considered a carrier of the disease;
■ are showing COVID-19 symptoms;
■ have been in contact with a suspected, probable or confirmed COVID-19 case within the last 14 days;
■ are waiting for a COVID-19 test result.

To vote by mail, you must make an application by contacting the Returning Officer no later than Wednesday, October 27th, 2021.

How you apply and the validity of your application will vary depending on your situation:

If your domicile is not in the municipality, your application must be made in writing and will be kept for all elections and referendums following its
receipt.
• If you are domiciled in the municipality and you must comply with an order or recommendation for isolation from the Public Health authorities, your
application may be verbal or written and will be valid for the current poll only.
• If you are not in one of the above-listed situations, your application may be verbal or written and will be valid for the current poll and any recommended proceedings arising from this poll.

The ballot papers for voting by mail will be sent as of October 14th, 2021.
If you are registered to vote by mail and 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 5th,2021 at 4:30 p.m.

For more information

The Town of Hudson website will provide further information concerning the elections at: www.hudson.quebec

«Élections Québec» shall make available on the following website: www.electionsmunicipales.quebec, the list of candidates and election results for all Quebec municipalities as well as further useful information for voters.

Renée Huneault, Returning Officer
450-458-5347 local 234

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