Provincial Guides

Guide Summary
Election Communication Guidelines for Government Communicators These guidelines for government communicators provide information about the election
advertising rules under the Election Act.
Leadership Contestant Financing Report Completion Guide This is a step-by-step guide for preparing and completing leadership contestant financing reports.
Election Advertising Not Requiring Authorization Statement This guide provides information on authorization statements and online advertising.
Guide to Voting and Counting The Guide to Voting and Counting provides an overview of the voting and counting procedures that will be used for the 2024 Provincial General Election.
Guide for Financial Agents Appointed Under the Election Act This guide explains the financing, election advertising, and financial reporting rules in the Election Act and how those rules apply.  
Nomination Contestant Financing Report Completion Guide This is a step-by-step guide for preparing and completing nomination contestant financing reports.
Auditor’s Guide This guide provides guidance to auditors appointed under the Election Act on some of the unique issues that arise from the financial reporting requirements of the Act.
Guide to Political Party Registration This guide provides a summary of the political party registration requirements and links to the required application forms. 
Guide to Constituency Association Registration This guide provides a summary of the constituency association registration requirements and links to the required application forms.
Guide to Communications for Provincial Third Party Sponsors This guide helps provincial third party advertising sponsors understand the election advertising rules under the Election Act.
Guidelines on Independence and Collusion Requirements for Third Party Sponsors These guidelines outline how Elections BC determines the independence of third party sponsors registered under the Election Act. They also define what is considered collusion between a third party sponsor and a candidate, registered political party or constituency association.
How to Apply to be a Provincial Candidate This guide explains to potential candidates when, how, and what steps to follow to apply for a candidate nomination.
Annual Financial Report Completion Guide This is a step-by-step guide for registered political parties and constituency associations for preparing and completing annual financial reports.