Media Advisory: Initiative Petition to Amend the Police Act – Signature thresholds and proponent expenses limit established
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 11, 2013
VICTORIA – Elections BC has established the signature thresholds in each of the province’s 85 electoral districts for the initiative to amend the Police Act.
See www.elections.bc.ca/docs/init/ip-2013-001-thresholds.pdf. These numbers represent 10% of the registered voters in each electoral district as of September 9, 2013.
The initiative petition expenses limit for the proponent is $1,030,562.17. This amount is based on the total number of registered voters as of September 9, 2013.
For more information, visit the Elections BC website – elections.bc.ca.
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Elections BC is a non-partisan Office of the Legislature responsible for the administration of the Election Act, Recall and Initiative Act, and conduct of referenda under the Referendum Act.