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SCHOOL ELECTIONS | November 1, 2020

VOTERS · CALENDARS and IMPORTANT INFORMATION · CANDIDATES

NOTICE REGARDING THE 2020 SCHOOL ELECTIONS

A judgment was rendered on September 17, 2020 regarding Bill 40 maintaining the injunction, and hearings will now be held in Superior court on the merits. No dates have been confirmed. The elections are set to be held on November 1st, 2020, based on the previous governance model. For SWLSB, 9 commissioners and 1 Chair will be elected on November 1st.

Should you wish to run in the upcoming elections, please see the information below in the Candidates section regarding nomination papers, ticket recognition and the election financial requirements' webinar training (in English).

As well, the elections dates are listed below under Calendars and Important Information.

LETTER TO SWLSB COMMUNITY
Election preparation

Link to letter

LETTER TO PARENTS
Update 2020 — Election preparations according to both laws

Link to letter

QUESTIONS?

If you have any questions about SCHOOL ELECTIONS or would like to receive updates, please complete this form

VOTERS

Are you registered on the permanent English Electoral List?

To be able to exercise your right to vote in the November 1, 2020 school elections, you must be registered on the SWLSB list of electors. The deadline in this regard is October 13 at 10pm.

All voters must therefore be on the SWLSB electoral list AND also meet the following criteria on polling day:

  • Be 18 years of age or over;
  • Be domiciled on the territory of the School Board and have been domiciled in Quebec for at least six months;
  • Not to be under curatorship;
  • Not be deprived of their election right;

As of September 28, you will be able to verify your registration status on this web page.

In the case of an elector who has no children in a public school, you may ask for your name to be added to our electoral list. Please ensure you return the original form to Helen Finn, Returning Officer at elections@swlauriersb.qc.ca at 235, montée Lesage, Rosemère, J7A 4Y6, before October 13, 10pm.

To access the form to be added to our electoral list
Click here

If you are transferring from a French school service centre complete this form
Click here

CALENDARS and IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Calendar 2020 School Elections

Calendar School Elections

School Elections Timeline

DateAction items

Before September 18

Public notice that the electoral period begins on September 18

September 22 to 27

Applications for tickets (team) recognition

September 22 to 27

Receive individual candidacies

September 28 to October 3

Public notice that the electoral period begins on September 18

October 3 to 13

Revision Commission, to add or correct information; Confirmation card mailed to home address regarding changes (October 19 to 22)

October 11 to 17

Public notice of advanced poll and regular election dates

October 24 to 26

Itinerant vote (CHSLDs)

October 25

Advance poll

November 1

Polling day

CANDIDATES

Information for candidates

Running as a Candidate in School Elections
Click here

Training for candidates
Click here

Application Recognition Team
Click here

Nomination Paper
Click here

Promote your Candidacy
Click here

Information about Candidates for Electors
Click here

Electoral Division Maps

Map of whole SWLSB territory

Electoral Division 1

Electoral Division 2

Electoral Division 3

Electoral Division 4

Electoral Division 5

Electoral Division 6

Electoral Division 7

Electoral Division 8

Electoral Division 9

ÉLECTIONS QUÉBEC

Élections Québec website for additional information

RETURNING OFFICER

Me Helen Finn
elections@swlauriersb.qc.ca