The Chief Electoral Officer of Québec reacts to an article in Le Soleil suggesting preparations for a future referendum

The Chief Electoral Officer of Québec Jacques Drouin wishes to set the record straight concerning an article that appeared in the March 28, 2014, edition of Le Soleil suggesting preparations by his agency for the holding of a referendum in the event of a majority victory by the Parti Québécois in the upcoming April 7 provincial election.

The Chief Electoral Officer finds it regrettable and he