04/07/2014 09:00 EDT | Updated 06/07/2014 05:59 EDT

Quebecers go to the polls to vote in 2014 election

After a 33-day election campaign, Quebecers will cast their ballots today for the next provincial government.

Polling stations will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. across the province. 

Jacques Drouin, Quebec's chief electoral officer, is encouraging Quebecers to exercise their right to vote.

"Our democracy is nourished by the elector’s vote, since all of us have the opportunity to speak out and make a significant gesture,” Drouin said. 

Across Quebec, a total of 814 candidates are running for election and 6,012,440 people have registered to vote.

This is the second time Quebecers have gone to the polls in the past 19 months. 

How to vote: 

To find out where your polling station is located, check the reminder card you received in the mail, consult the chief electoral office's website: or phone 1-888-353-2846.

Your name must appear on the list of electors in order to vote. Make sure to bring one of the following photo identities to the polling station: health insurance card, driver’s licence, Canadian passport, Certificate of Indian Status or Canadian Forces Identification Card.