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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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Contact:
Andrew Watson
Communications Coordinator
Elections BC
Phone: 250-952-6537
Email: Andrew.Watson@elections.bc.ca
Website: elections.bc.ca

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.