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Compendium of Election Administration in Canada: A Comparative Overview

French terminology English translation
Agent principal Chief agent
Directeur des finances Chief financial officer
Publicité électorale / Publicité ayant trait à une élection / Publicité / Annonce publicitaire / Publicité politique / Matériel utilisé au cours de la campagne électorale/ Matériel relatif à la campagne Canada, New Brunswick, Quebec: Election advertising
Manitoba: Advertising
Ontario: Political advertisement
Nunavut: Campaign material
Northwest Territories: Campaign advertising
Circonscription / Circonscription électorale Canada, New Brunswick, Ontario, Yukon, Northwest Territories: Electoral district
Quebec, Manitoba: Electoral division
Nunavut: Constituency
Agent de circonscription Electoral district agent
Association de circonscription / instance d'un parti Canada: Electoral district association
New Brunswick: District association
Ontario, Manitoba: Constituency association
Quebec: Party authority
Agent financier Canada, Manitoba (third party), Nunavut: Financial agent
Manitoba (local association, political party): Financial officer
Représentant financier Financial representative
Chambre des Communes House of Commons
Candidat à la direction Leadership candidate / contestant
Assemblée législative Legislative Assembly
Liste électorale (officielle/permanente/préliminaire/
révisée/définitive)
(Official/permanent/preliminary/revised/final) Canada, New Brunswick, Quebec, Yukon, Northwest Territories: List of electors
Ontario: Polling list
Manitoba, Nunavut: Voters list
Candidat à l'investiture Nomination contestant
Agent officiel Official agent
Représentant officiel Official representative
Parlement Parliament
Jour (ordinaire) du scrutin Canada, New Brunswick, Quebec, Ontario, Yukon, Northwest Territories: (Ordinary) Polling day
Manitoba, Nunavut: Election day
Section de vote Canada, New Brunswick, Ontario, Yukon, Northwest Territories: Polling division
Quebec: Polling subdivision
Manitoba: Voting area
Bureau de scrutin / Bureau de vote Canada, New Brunswick, Quebec, Northwest Territories, Nunavut: Polling station
Ontario, Yukon: Polling place
Manitoba: Voting station
Agent enregistré Registered agent
Représentant (du candidat) / Représentant au scrutin Canada, Quebec, Nunavut: (Candidate) Representative
Yukon: Agent
New Brunswick, Ontario, Manitoba: Scrutineer
Northwest Territories: Polling agent
Directeur du scrutin Returning officer
Tiers Third party