Media Advisory: 2017 Provincial General Election Financing Reports Available
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 15, 2017
VICTORIA – The 2017 Provincial General Election financing reports of candidates, registered political parties, registered constituency associations, and election advertising sponsors are available for public inspection at Elections BC, Suite 100 – 1112 Fort Street, and on the Elections BC website (elections.bc.ca).
Election financing reports must be filed with the Chief Electoral Officer within 90 days after a provincial election. The filing deadline for the reports was 4:30 p.m. on August 8, 2017. The reports include expenses of each filer and information regarding contributions they received.
Elections BC’s Financial Reports and Political Contributions system (FRPC) allows the public to search and download political contribution data and view scanned images of financial reports filed under the Election Act.
- Candidates – http://bit.ly/2x1bloe
- Political Parties – http://bit.ly/2vFwQeW
- Constituency Associations – http://bit.ly/2uYKGqR
- Election Advertising Sponsors – http://bit.ly/2uL02zZ
S-A1 political contribution data
- Candidates – http://bit.ly/2waAG2b
- Political Parties – http://bit.ly/2waXiiQ
- Constituency Associations – http://bit.ly/2uYgj3Q
Reports for the following were not filed by the deadline established by the Election Act. The reports may be filed by September 7, 2017 with a late filing fee of $500.
|Steve Darling||Burnaby-Lougheed||BC Liberal Party|
|Garrison Duke||Burnaby-Edmonds||BC Liberal Party|
|Scott Hamilton||Delta North||BC Liberal Party|
|Steve Housser||Cowichan Valley||BC Liberal Party|
|Linda Reimer||Port Moody-Coquitlam||BC Liberal Party|
|Merv Ritchie||Skeena||Land Air Water-The L.A.W.|
Due to extenuating circumstances, extensions to the filing deadline were granted to the following:
|Candidates||Electoral District||Affiliation||Extension Date|
|Roy Sakata||Richmond-Steveston||BC Green Party||August 9, 2017|
|Garry Begg||Surrey-Guildford||BC NDP||August 15, 2017|
|Saira Aujla||Surrey-Green Timbers||BC Green Party||August 22, 2017|
|Harry Lali||Fraser-Nicola||BC NDP||August 22, 2017|
|Donna Barnett||Cariboo-Chilcotin||BC Liberal Party||September 8, 2017|
|Doug Donaldson||Stikine||BC NDP||September 8, 2017|
|Rita Helen Giesbrecht||Cariboo-Chilcotin||BC Green Party||September 8, 2017|
|Spencer Chandra Herbert||Vancouver-West End||BC NDP||September 8, 2017|
|Colleen Ross||Boundary-Similkameen||BC NDP||October 6, 2017|
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Elections BC is a non-partisan Office of the Legislature responsible for administering electoral processes in British Columbia in accordance with the Election Act, Local Elections Campaign Financing Act, Recall and Initiative Act and Referendum Act.