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Update: Municipal elections – Judge’s decision regarding the application for a recount

Update: November 17, 3:42 p.m.

The City wishes to inform you that the judge rendered a decision and rejected the application for a recount, which terminates the process. This decision cannot be appealed.

The candidate elected to the position of mayor, Tim Thomas, will therefore be sworn in the next few days, at which point he will officially represent the citizens of Pointe-Claire.


November 12

Municipal elections – Application for a recount

The City of Pointe-Claire wishes to inform you that an application for a recount of the ballots for the mayorship was submitted by a candidate, in accordance with the timeframe stipulated in the Act Respecting Elections and Referendums in Municipalities.

Any application for a recount must be submitted to the Court of Québec within four days of the end of the vote count.

If the application is approved, a recount is ordered and carried out. On the appointed day, the judge, in the presence of the returning officer, examines the ballot papers and the other documents contained in the ballot boxes.

If the application is rejected, the process is terminated. This decision cannot be appealed.

The decision rendered will be posted on this page.

The City Council meeting, scheduled for Tuesday, November 16, at 7 p.m., will be held as planned. The Council Chamber will welcome a maximum of 11 people.