FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 22, 2023
VICTORIA – Outstanding campaign financing disclosure statements for the 2022 General Local Elections are now available on the Elections BC website.
These reports were filed by the late filing deadline of February 13, 2023, along with the required $500 late filing fee. A list of late filers with links to their disclosure statements is available here:
Forty-eight candidates failed to file their disclosure statement by the late filing deadline. Per the Local Elections Campaign Financing Act, these candidates are disqualified from being nominated for, elected to or holding a local authority office in B.C. until after the next general local elections, scheduled for October 17, 2026.
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.