10/04/2013 11:31 EDT | Updated 12/04/2013 05:12 EST

Deadline today for municipal election candidates

Today is the deadline for people to file candidate's papers to be on the ballot in the Nov. 3 municipal election and Montreal's elections office says there is a record number of mayoral candidates for the city this year.

There are 12 candidates registered for the city’s 2013 elections, tying the number for 2001.

The currently registered candidates are:

- Richard Bergeron 

- Claude Blais

- Michel Brûlé 

- Marcel Côté 

- Denis Coderre 

- Louai Hamida 

- Mélanie Joly 

- Paunel Paterne Matondot

- Clément Sauriol

- Kofi Sonokpon

- Patricia Tulasne

- Joseph Young

The Montreal elections office said there are 406 candidates for all council positions across the city.

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The deadline to register for all candidates is today at 4:30 p.m.