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.
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.