Media Advisory: Non-Election Assent Voting Disclosure Statements Available
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 30, 2016
VICTORIA – Disclosure statements of advertising sponsors for the following non-election assent voting events are available for public inspection on the Elections BC website (elections.bc.ca/lecfa) and a discussion paper on the more frequent disclosure of political contributions is now available.
- 2016 Bulkley-Nechako – Lakes District Airport Contribution Non-election Assent Voting
- 2016 Burns Lake – Lakes District Airport Contribution Non-election Assent Voting
Under the Local Elections Campaign Financing Act (LECFA), disclosure statements must be filed with B.C.’s Chief Electoral Officer within 90 days after General Voting Day. The filing deadline for these events was 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 27, 2016. The statements include expenses of each filer and information regarding contributions they received.
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.