Directeur général des élections du Québec
The permanent list of electors is used to compile the lists of electors used in provincial, municipal and school elections. Establishing this list has made it possible to eliminate the door-to-door enumeration. The permanent list of electors is made up of the register of electors and the register of territories. Register of electors The register of electors is made up of
This information and the register of beneficiaries of the Régie de l'assurance maladie du Québec are cross-tabulated in order to assign a code to each elector. This code enables the Régie to transmit to the Directeur général des élections du Québec any change in respect of a given elector’s identity or address. The register of electors is updated on a permanent basis. The data making it possible to update the register of electors is obtained from 10 different sources of information:
Register of territories This register is made up of 3 subregisters:
Confidential nature of data Data concerning electors registered on the permanent list of electors is used to produce lists of electors for the purposes of school, municipal, provincial or federal elections, or for municipal referendums. Access to the lists of electors derived from the permanent list of electors is strictly limited to polling purposes. Consequently, the data contained in the permanent list of electors (name, address, age and sex) is not public information within the meaning of the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information . Limiting access to the lists of electors in this way serves to ensure that the information provided by electors to the Directeur général des élections for polling purposes remains confidential. It is strictly prohibited to use or divulge (or to allow any person to divulge) information concerning an elector for any purposes other than those stipulated by law without the consent of the person in question.
It is strictly prohibited to use, divulge or allow any person to divulge information concerning an elector for any purposes other than those stipulated by law without the consent of the person in question.
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