Results of the municipal election of November 5, 2017
Ms. Madeleine Brunette, the incumbent mayor, was re-elected as mayor of the Municipality of Cantley with 61.78% of the vote. In addition, two (2) new councillors have joined the municipal council for the 2017-2021 term, while four (4) incumbent councillors were re-elected. The turnout for this election was 40.4%, compared to 47.7% in 2013.
The returning officer, Mr. Daniel Leduc, carried out the counting of the votes for mayor and each of the six (6) districts of the Municipality of Cantley. Here is the list of results, as well as the names of the people who will make up the municipal council for the next four years in Cantley.
Election day took place
on Sunday, November 5, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., at the École de la Rose-des-Vents, 112 rue du Commandeur in Cantley. The returning officer informs the citizens of the Municipality of Cantley of the holding of the 2017 municipal elections.
The Act Respecting Elections and Referendums in Municipalities defines the conditions required to be a voter, namely:
- being at least 18 years of age as of November 5, 2017;
- being a Canadian citizen who is neither under curatorship nor convicted of any corrupt electoral activity;
- fulfilling one of the two following conditions:
- being domiciled in the territory of the municipality and, for at least six months, in Quebec;
- being, for at least 12 months, the owner of a property or the occupant of a business establishment located within the municipality.
To be able to vote, the citizen must fulfill the conditions listed above as of September 1, 2017, and appear on the voters list.
The voters list
The voters list is filed at the office of the returning officer in September and is subject to review by the board of revisors, which sits on the following dates and times:
- October 19th from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.,
- October 20th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.,
- October 23rd from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.,
- October 24th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.