Election Finances

Election Finance and Contribution Disclosure

Candidates are responsible for understanding and complying with the provincial law governing election finances and contributions. Part 5.1 of the Local Authorities Election Act covers:

  • Campaign Disclosure Statements
  • Registration of Candidates
  • Self-funding
  • Limitations on Contributions
  • Duties of Candidates
  • Campaign Surplus

2013 Campaign Disclosure Statements

If a candidate's election campaign is funded exclusively from third party campaign contributions, or is funded from a combination of self-funding and third party contributions, the candidate must submit a campaign disclosure statement to the municipality on or before March 1 immediately following the general election. The campaign disclosure statement must be filed whether or not the candidate was elected. The following statements were filed in 2013: