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Financing, expenses, and contributions

Summary of election expenses

Summary

All political entities authorized by the Chief Electoral Officer must account for their election expenses by filing financial reports. These reports must include items such as expenses incurred for publicity, goods and services, rental of premises, and travel and meal expenses. We publish a summary of the reports they produce.

The reports of authorized political entities are available for consultation. The reports filed by provincial entities are located in our office, those filed by municipal entities are located in the municipality concerned, and the reports filed by school boards are located at the respective English-language school boards.

Provincial

In this section

Summary

All parties and candidates must account for their election expenses by filing financial reports. We publish a summary of these reports. The original reports are available to the public at our office.

Report contents

These reports must include items such as expenses incurred for publicity, goods and services, rental of premises, and travel and meal expenses.

General elections

By-elections

Municipal

In this section

Summary

All independent candidates authorized by the Chief Electoral Officer and all authorized political parties that have presented a candidate in an election must account for their election expenses by filing financial reports. We publish a summary of their reports.

Report contents

These reports must include items such as expenses incurred for publicity, goods and services, rental of premises, and travel and meal expenses.

The original reports of the political entities can be consulted at the office of the municipality concerned.

If you cannot find an authorized political party or independent candidate on the list, please contact the corresponding municipal office.

School board

In this section

Summary

All candidates authorized by the Chief Electoral Officer to run in a school board election must account for their election expenses by filing financial reports. We publish a summary of their reports.

Report contents

These reports must include items such as expenses incurred for publicity, goods and services, rental of premises, and travel and meal expenses.

The original reports are available for consultation at the office of the school board concerned.

English-language school boards

French-language school boards

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