Financial Period - Campaign

Registered political parties and registered candidates are required to file campaign period financial statements, including nil statements where applicable.  Financial statements include a summary of revenue, expenses, assets and liabilities.

For a Provincial General Election held in accordance with section 38.1(2) of the Election Act, the campaign period begins on February 1 and ends two months after polling day.  For a general election held other than in accordance with section 38.1(2), the campaign period begins with the issuance of the Writs of Election and ends two months after polling day.  For a by-election, the campaign period begins with the issuance of the Writs of Election and ends two months after polling day. The filing deadline for political parties is six months after polling day whereas for candidates it is four months.

Political parties that have revenue or expenses exceeding $1,000 for the reporting period are required to file audited financial statements.

Definitions:

Original - A scanned version of the financial statement in the prescribed format, and a list of contributor names and amounts for contributions over $250 in aggregate where applicable, as submitted to Elections Alberta.  (Prior to January 1, 2013 the contribution disclosure threshold was over $375.)

Original Not Available - The financial statement a) has not been received by Elections Alberta, b) has been received but not accepted as filed, or c) has been received and accepted, and is in the process of being scanned and published to this website.

Final - A final approved version of the financial statement and list of contributor names and amounts for contributions over $250 in aggregate where applicable, after it has undergone review and any necessary amendments by Elections Alberta. (Prior to January 1, 2013 the contribution disclosure threshold was over $375.)

Final Not Available - The financial statement a) has not been received by Elections Alberta, b) has been received but not accepted as filed, or c) has been received and accepted, and is under review.