19. Not later than 20 days before the date of the designations, the officer gives notice of the poll, either in writing to each member of the regional department of general medicine entered on the list, or by the publication of a notice in at least one medium, including a newspaper circulated in the health region where the head office of the institution is located.
The polling notice and the information sheet filled out by a candidate are also posted by the officer in each location where the notice of designation process was posted in accordance with section 8 and are published on the website of the institution.
The polling notice must indicate the date, period, polling locations and the names of the candidates. The notice must also indicate the date, time and place where the votes will be counted.
The polling date must be set not later than the day before the date of the designations. The polling period must run at least from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. and the polling locations determined by the officer must be chosen so that all members may exercise their right to vote.