The 2018 General Local Elections disclosure statements of candidates, elector organizations and third party advertising sponsors are available for public inspection at Elections BC, Suite 100 – 1112 Fort Street or online in the Financial Reports and Political Contributions system.
The filing deadline for disclosure statements was 4:30 p.m. on Friday, January 18, 2019. Late reports may be filed by February 19, 2019 with a late filing fee of $500. If you have questions or need assistance completing a disclosure statement, contact us at 1-855-952-0280 or email@example.com.
A local elections elector organization promotes a candidate or group of candidates during a local election in one or more jurisdictions. Elector organizations are also known as civic political parties.
Elector organizations file endorsement documents with their local Chief Election Officer. If approved by the local Chief Election Officer, the elector organization’s name, abbreviation or acronym will appear on the ballot beside their endorsed candidate’s name.
Elector organizations in the 2018 General Local Elections:
- Must open a separate campaign account and use it for all financial transactions.
- Must have a campaign financing arrangement with each of their endorsed candidates.
- Can only accept campaign contributions from someone who is a resident of B.C. and a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
- Contributions are limited to $1,200 per year per campaign to an unendorsed candidate or $1,200 in total to each campaign of an elector organization and its endorsed candidates.
2018 General Local Elections – Elector Organizations
- Guide to Local Elections Campaign Financing in B.C. for Elector Organizations and their Financial Agents (HTML, PDF)
- Information Presentation for Elector Organizations and their Financial Agents
- Elector organization forms
- Summary of amendments to The Local Elections Campaign Financing Expense Limit Regulation B.C. Reg. 309/2016 (PDF)