Electoral process

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For the purposes of the general election of November 3, 2013, the electoral process for the general 2009 election continues to apply in accordance with section 33 of the Act to amend various legislative provisions concerning municipal affairs (2011, chapter 33).

The general electoral process determines the composition of the city council and of each of the 19 borough councils.

Composition of the city council

  • the city mayor, who is also the mayor of Ville-Marie borough
  • the borough mayors, who are also city councillors
  • the city councillors

Composition of borough councils

  • each of the 19 borough councils consists of at least 5 members:
    • the borough mayor
    • the city councillor(s)
    • the borough councillors, as the case may be
    • for Ville-Marie, 2 city councillors chosen by the mayor

Election on November 3, 2013

On November 3, 2013, voters elected the mayor of Montréal, who is also the mayor of Ville-Marie borough, the borough mayors, the city councillors, and the borough councillors.

More specifically, in the 19 boroughs and 58 electoral districts, 103 elective offices have been filled:

  • the city mayor, who is also the mayor of Ville-Marie borough
  • 18 mayors of other boroughs, who are also city councillors
  • 46 other city councillors
  • 38 borough councillors

The number of elective offices varies according to boroughs. Please refer to your borough map for more information.