Candidates' lists now closed for municipal elections
A record 12 candidates running for Montreal mayor
It’s now officially too late to register as a candidate in the Nov. 3 municipal elections in Montreal and in towns and cities across the province of Quebec.
The period for registering ended at 4:30 p.m. today.
The official list of candidates for each municipality will be released on Monday.
Montreal had 12 candidates for mayor registered as of Friday afternoon, tying a record set in 2001.
The candidates for mayor are:
- Richard Bergeron
- Claude Blais
- Michel Brûlé
- Marcel Côté
- Denis Coderre
- Louai Hamida
- Mélanie Joly
- Paunel Paterne Matondot
- Clément Sauriol
- Kofi Sonokpon
- Patricia Tulasne
- Joseph Young
The Montreal elections office said there are 406 candidates for all council positions across the city.