Outstanding BC Liberal Party Leadership Contestant Financing Reports Available

June 9, 2022

VICTORIA – Outstanding financing reports for the 2022 BC Liberal Party leadership contest are now available:

Kevin Falcon

Val Litwin

Renee Merrifield

Stan Sipos

The late filing deadline for this contest was June 6, 2022. Outstanding reports for Kevin Falcon, Val Litwin and Renee Merrifield were submitted by the late filing deadline, along with the required late filing fee of $500.

Stan Sipos was granted an extension to June 6, 2022 due to extenuating circumstances. This report was filed by the extended deadline.

For links to the financing reports for contestants Gavin Dew, Michael Lee and Ellis Ross that were filed with Elections BC by the May 6, 2022 filing deadline, see https://elections.bc.ca/news/2022-bc-liberal-party-leadership-contestant-financing-reports-available/.

The total political contributions raised by each contestant are shown in the table below.


Total political contributions

Gavin Dew


Kevin Falcon


Michael Lee


Val Litwin


Renee Merrifield


Ellis Ross


Stan Sipos




Under the Election Act, 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.