Media Advisory: 2016 Coquitlam-Burke Mountain and Vancouver-Mount Pleasant By-Election Financing Reports Available
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 4, 2016
VICTORIA – The Coquitlam-Burke Mountain and Vancouver-Mount Pleasant by-election financing reports of candidates, registered political parties, registered constituency associations and election advertising sponsors are available for public inspection at the office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Suite 100 – 1112 Fort Street, and on the Elections BC website.
Financing reports must be filed with the Chief Electoral Officer within 90 days after a by-election. The filing deadline for the by-election reports was 4:30 p.m., Monday, May 2, 2016. The reports include expenses of each filer and information regarding contributions they received.
Due to extenuating circumstances, an extension to the filing deadline was granted for candidate Pete Fry to June 1, 2016.
Elections BC’s Financial Reports and Political Contributions system allows the public to search and download political contribution data and view scanned images of financial reports filed under the Election Act and Recall and Initiative Act.
S-A1 political contribution data
- Candidates – http://bit.ly/1SMPrwv
- Political parties – http://bit.ly/1OenPev
- Constituency associations – not applicable (none to report)
Elections BC is the independent, non-partisan Office of the Legislature responsible for administering electoral processes in British Columbia under the Election Act, Local Elections Campaign Financing Act, Recall and Initiative Act and Referendum Act.