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Media Advisory: 2019 Nanaimo By-election – Expenses Limits Established for Candidates, Political Parties and Third Party Advertising Sponsors

January 2, 2019

VICTORIA – Expenses limits have been established for candidates, political parties, and third party advertising sponsors for the Nanaimo by-election taking place on January 30, 2019.

The expenses limit for candidates is $59,216.78.

The expenses limit for political parties is $59,216.78.

The expenses limit for third party advertising sponsors is $3,062.94.

All political participants in the by-election must file a financing report with Elections BC by the financing report filing deadline of Tuesday, April 30, 2019. For more information, visit the Elections BC website at

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Rebecca Penz
Director, Communications
Elections BC
Phone: 250-886-0806

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.