Administrative Monetary Penalties

The Election Act and Local Elections Campaign Financing Act (LECFA) establish administrative monetary penalties for some cases of non-compliance with those Acts. The Chief Electoral Officer has the authority to determine whether non-compliance has occurred and, if so, the amount of the penalty within ranges established by those Acts.

The table below shows administrative monetary penalties that have been issued by Elections BC. This page was last updated on December 6, 2023.

Kylie Coates $400 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement December 5, 2023
Linda Hamel $335 Prohibited contribution December 5, 2023
Lorraine Michetti $300 Prohibited contribution December 5, 2023
Elissa Poole $450 Prohibited contribution December 5, 2023
James Garlick $200 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement October 17, 2023
Simone Runyan $150 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement October 17, 2023
Glen Taylor $200 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement October 17, 2023
Erika Johanson $200 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement September 26, 2023
Steven Rice $200 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement September 26, 2023
Michael Young $200 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement August 30, 2023
Rajan Hans $200 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement August 30, 2023
Adrien Byrne $150 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement August 30, 2023
Kenneth Holden $200 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement August 8, 2023
Henry Thiessen $100 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement August 8, 2023
William Teichroeb $100 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement August 8, 2023
Bradley Dejax $100 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement August 8, 2023
Adel Gamar $350 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement May 16, 2023
Briar Hartwell $400 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement May 16, 2023
Marcia Dale Bass $200 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement April 6, 2023
Ray Dhaliwal $150 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement April 6, 2023
Stephanie Hoffman $200 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement April 6, 2023
Know Your Vote $150 Failure to register before sponsoring election advertising April 6, 2023
Karin Badel $150 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement March 21, 2023
Kelly Vandenberghe $150 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement March 21, 2023
Polly Krier $200 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement March 21, 2023
Scott Piercy $1,000 Failure to register before sponsoring election advertising March 21, 2023
Team Kennedy Stewart $500 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement March 21, 2023
Daniel Joseph $100 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement January 31, 2023
Brenda Leigh $150 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement January 31, 2023
Thomas McDonald $100 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement January 31, 2023
Mark Neufeld $150 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement January 31, 2023
Cowichan Works $750 Failure to register before sponsoring election advertising January 24, 2023
Keith Goforth $300 Failure to register before sponsoring election advertising January 24, 2023
Peter Lambur $150 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement January 18, 2023
Mark Sager $200 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement January 18, 2023
Scott Snider $100 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement January 18, 2023
Sharon Thompson $150 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement January 18, 2023
Linda Watt $100 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement January 18, 2023
Brian Bagnall $100 Advertising without first registering December 13, 2022
Wendy Bales $150 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement December 13, 2022
Yvette Baxter $100 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement December 13, 2022
Nick Cashol $100 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement December 13, 2022
Desmond Delaney $100 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement December 13, 2022
Meghan Lahti $200 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement December 13, 2022
Kent Fiddy $200 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement December 7, 2022
Barbara Junker $150 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement December 6, 2022
Ken Grant $150 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement November 29, 2022
Erik Johnson $150 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement November 29, 2022
Marianne Alto $150 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement November 22, 2022
Delaney Mack $100 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement November 22, 2022
Keep the RCMP in Surrey $250 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement November 22, 2022
Andrea DeWolff $100 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement November 15, 2022
Whitney Saip Dyck $100 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement November 15, 2022
Vernon Lord $150 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement November 15, 2022
Elaine McMurray $100 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement November 8, 2022
Fred Haynes $150 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement November 8, 2022
Janice Williams $100 Sponsoring election advertising without an authorization statement November 8, 2022
Pacific Prosperity Foundation (Pacific Prosperity Network) $500 Failure to register before sponsoring election advertising contrary to section 37 of the Local Elections Campaign Financing Act October 5, 2022
Pacific Prosperity Foundation (Pacific Prosperity Network) $500 Failure to register before sponsoring election advertising contrary to section 239 of the Election Act October 5, 2022
Stephen Blacklock $1,115.52 Exceeding campaign period expense limit contrary to s. 68.02 LECFA June 9, 2022
Financial Agent for the BC Liberal Party $200 Accepting a prohibited contribution March 24, 2022
Financial Agent for the BC Liberal Party $400 Accepting a prohibited contribution March 24, 2022
Financial Agent for the BC Liberal Party $300 Failure to report a specified fundraising function within the time frames established by the Election Act March 24, 2022
BC Green Party $1,000 Failure to include required information on election advertising July 9, 2021
Jane Thornthwaite $50 Failure to include required information on election advertising July 9, 2021
Norm Facey $250 Failure to include required information on election advertising July 9, 2021
Financial Agent for the BC Marijuana Party $200 Accepting a prohibited contribution November 28, 2019
0883467 BC LTD $200 Making a political contribution when not eligible November 28, 2019
Financial Agent for the
BC Liberal Party
$200 Accepting a prohibited contribution June 24, 2019
Kevin Anderson $1,000 Failure to register as a third party advertiser during the referendum period June 3, 2019
BC NDP $2,000 Failure to report a specified fundraising function within the time frames established by the Election Act October 3, 2018
BC NDP $1,000 Failure to report a specified fundraising function within the time frames established by the Election Act October 3, 2018
BC NDP $500 Failure to report a specified fundraising function within the time frames established by the Election Act October 3, 2018
BC NDP $500 Failure to report a specified fundraising function within the time frames established by the Election Act October 3, 2018