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Alberta Party

In accordance with the Election Finances and Contributions Disclosure Act (EFCDA), the Alberta Party has notified the Chief Electoral Officer of its planned leadership contest in a statement setting out:

November 22, 2017 as the date of the official call of the leadership contest; and

February 27, 2018 as the last day of voting for the leadership contest.

Registration of Leadership Contestants

In accordance with section 9.2(4) of the EFCDA, persons who intend to seek the leadership of a registered party shall file an application for registration with Elections Alberta at the earliest of the following:

(a) when the person has announced his or her intention to seek the leadership of a registered party;
(b) when the person has incurred campaign expenses in relation to the person’s leadership campaign;
(c) when the person has received contributions in relation to the person’s leadership campaign.

As Elections Alberta approves registrations, they will be listed below.

Contestant Date of Registration Website Email Contact
Jacob Huffman December 5, 2017 jacobhuffman.rocks huffman4alberta@gmail.com
Kara Levis December 11, 2017 karalevis.ca info@karalevis.ca
Rick Fraser December 30, 2017
Stephen Mandel December 27, 2017 mandelforab.ca info@mandelforab.ca

The registrations for Kara Levis, Rick Fraser, and Stephen Mandel were accepted as leadership contestants by the party. Jacob Huffman was not accepted as a leadership contestant, as he did not meet the requirements established by the party.

The date set by the party for the close of nominations was January 15, 2018.

On February 27, 2018 Stephen Mandel was voted in as the new leader.

Additional information can be found in the Public Files maintained at Elections Alberta or by contacting the Alberta Party.

Financial Disclosure

Under section 43.02 of the EFCDA, each registered leadership contestant must file a Leadership Contestant Campaign Return within 4 months after the date of the leadership vote. June 27, 2018 is the deadline for filing leadership contestant campaign returns.

A campaign return must contain a financial statement, a contribution report in accordance with section 32(4.3) of the EFCDA, a campaign expense report, and supporting information and documents relating to the leadership campaign.  An audited financial statement and copy of the auditor’s report must accompany the campaign return if campaign expenses exceed $25,000.

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  • 2017/18

    In accordance with the Election Finances and Contributions Disclosure Act (EFCDA), the Alberta Party has notified the Chief Electoral Officer of its planned leadership contest in a statement setting out:

    November 22, 2017 as the date of the official call of the leadership contest; and

    February 27, 2018 as the last day of voting for the leadership contest.

    Registration of Leadership Contestants

    In accordance with section 9.2(4) of the EFCDA, persons who intend to seek the leadership of a registered party shall file an application for registration with Elections Alberta at the earliest of the following:

    (a) when the person has announced his or her intention to seek the leadership of a registered party;
    (b) when the person has incurred campaign expenses in relation to the person’s leadership campaign;
    (c) when the person has received contributions in relation to the person’s leadership campaign.

    As Elections Alberta approves registrations, they will be listed below.

    Contestant Date of Registration Website Email Contact
    Jacob Huffman December 5, 2017 jacobhuffman.rocks huffman4alberta@gmail.com
    Kara Levis December 11, 2017 karalevis.ca info@karalevis.ca
    Rick Fraser December 30, 2017
    Stephen Mandel December 27, 2017 mandelforab.ca info@mandelforab.ca

    The registrations for Kara Levis, Rick Fraser, and Stephen Mandel were accepted as leadership contestants by the party. Jacob Huffman was not accepted as a leadership contestant, as he did not meet the requirements established by the party.

    The date set by the party for the close of nominations was January 15, 2018.

    On February 27, 2018 Stephen Mandel was voted in as the new leader.

    Additional information can be found in the Public Files maintained at Elections Alberta or by contacting the Alberta Party.

    Financial Disclosure

    Under section 43.02 of the EFCDA, each registered leadership contestant must file a Leadership Contestant Campaign Return within 4 months after the date of the leadership vote. June 27, 2018 is the deadline for filing leadership contestant campaign returns.

    A campaign return must contain a financial statement, a contribution report in accordance with section 32(4.3) of the EFCDA, a campaign expense report, and supporting information and documents relating to the leadership campaign.  An audited financial statement and copy of the auditor’s report must accompany the campaign return if campaign expenses exceed $25,000.

  • 2013

    The Alberta Party, a registered political party, notified the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of its planned leadership contest. In accordance with Section 9.2(1) of the Election Finances and Contributions Disclosure Act (the EFCDA), the chief financial officer (CFO) of the party filed a statement with the CEO setting out:

    April 6, 2013 as the date of the official call of the leadership contest; and

    September 21, 2013 as the date fixed for the leadership vote or votes.

    In accordance with Section 44.96 of the EFCDA, each leadership contestant must file a Leadership Contestant Financial Statement within 4 months of the final leadership vote. Accordingly, January 21, 2014 was set as the deadline for filing financial statements.

    Registration of Leadership Contestants

    Nomination Day – August 12, 2013.

    An Application for Registration of a Leadership Contestant must be filed by the CFO of the party for each leadership contestant, in accordance with Section 9.2(1) of the EFCDA. Each leadership contestant is identified below, along with the date that the registration application was approved by the Chief Electoral Officer:

    Contestant Date of Registration
    Greg Clark June 5, 2013
    Troy Millington August 6, 2013

    On September 21, 2013 Greg Clark was voted in as the new leader.

    Additional information regarding this leadership contest can be found in the Public Files maintained at Elections Alberta or by contacting the Alberta Party.

    Financial Disclosure

    A leadership contestant financial statement must contain all revenue, expenses, assets and liabilities and include the contributor’s name, address and total contribution amount for contributions of $250.01 and greater received during the campaign period, and the sum total of all contributions of $250.00 or less received during the campaign period.

    Click here to access the financial statement information.