More than 1 million Quebecers cast advance vote ballots

At the end of the second day of voting, the Chief Electoral Officer said 1,057,706 people had cast their ballots in advance of the April 7 elections.

1,057,706 have voted after second day

In 2012, on the second day of advanced polls, 919,120 — or 15.57 per cent — of people on the registration list had voted. (Radio-Canada)

More than a million Quebecers have already voted in the advance polls for the April 7 elections.

At the end of the second day of voting, the Chief Electoral Officer said 1,057,706 people had cast their ballots.

This represents 17.68 per cent of registered voters, unless there is a special revision to the electorate list.

On the second day of advance polls in 2012, 919,120 — or 15.57 per cent — of people on the registration list had voted.

Advance polling ballots will be counted on election night. 

Electors can vote with the returning officer in their riding from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. today and Wednesday.

Polling stations will close at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday.

Voting will also continue in all the universities, CEGEPs, colleges and vocational training centres with at least 300 eligible students.

A table showing the turnout rate for each electoral division of Quebec will be available at http://monvote.qc.ca/fr/taux_participation.asp.

For more information on how to ensure that you are registered to vote, consult the Chief Electoral Office's website or call 1-888-ELECTION (1-888-353-2846).