2022 BC Liberal Party Leadership Contestant Financing Reports Available

May 11, 2022

VICTORIA – Financing reports for BC Liberal Party leadership contestants Gavin Dew, Michael Lee and Ellis Ross are now available.

Gavin Dew

Michael Lee

Ellis Ross

The financial report filing deadline for the 2022 BC Liberal Party leadership contest was May 6, 2022. The reports for Gavin Dew, Michael Lee and Ellis Ross were received by the deadline.

Reports for contestants Kevin Falcon, Val Litwin, and Renee Merrifield were not received by the deadline. These contestants may file by June 6, 2022 with a $500 late filing fee.

Stan Sipos was granted an extension to the filing deadline due to extenuating circumstances. This report is now due on June 6, 2022.

Elections BC will advise the public when these reports are available.

Leadership contestant financing reports must contain the following information:

  • political contributions accepted
  • contestant expenses incurred, including a summary of advertising expenses by class
  • transfers of money, goods or services received and given
  • fundraising function information
  • other income received and expenditures made
  • loans and guarantees


Andrew Watson
Director, Communications
Elections BC
Phone: 250-387-1709
Email: Andrew.Watson@elections.bc.ca
Website: elections.bc.ca

Elections BC is the independent, non-partisan Office of the Legislature responsible for administering electoral processes in British Columbia under provincial legislation, including the Election Act, Local Elections Campaign Financing Act, Recall and Initiative Act and Referendum Act.