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Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta

The Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta, 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:

October 1, 2016 as the date of the official call of the leadership contest; and

March 18, 2017 as the date fixed for the leadership vote.

In accordance with section 44.96 of the EFCDA, each leadership contestant must file a Leadership Contestant Financial Statement within 4 months of the leadership vote. Accordingly, July 18, 2017 is the deadline for filing financial statements.

Registration of Leadership Contestants

The nomination period is October 1 to November 10, 2016 (revised October 3, 2016 upon notification from the CFO of the Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta).

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 registered leadership contestant is identified below, along with the date that the registration application was approved by the Chief Electoral Officer:

Contestant Date of Registration
Jason Kenney October 12, 2016
Richard Starke November 4, 2016
Byron Nelson November 7, 2016
Stephen Khan (withdrawn) November 10, 2016

On March 18, 2017 Jason Kenney 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 Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta.

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.

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  • 2016/17

    The Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta, 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:

    October 1, 2016 as the date of the official call of the leadership contest; and

    March 18, 2017 as the date fixed for the leadership vote.

    In accordance with section 44.96 of the EFCDA, each leadership contestant must file a Leadership Contestant Financial Statement within 4 months of the leadership vote. Accordingly, July 18, 2017 is the deadline for filing financial statements.

    Registration of Leadership Contestants

    The nomination period is October 1 to November 10, 2016 (revised October 3, 2016 upon notification from the CFO of the Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta).

    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 registered leadership contestant is identified below, along with the date that the registration application was approved by the Chief Electoral Officer:

    Contestant Date of Registration
    Jason Kenney October 12, 2016
    Richard Starke November 4, 2016
    Byron Nelson November 7, 2016
    Stephen Khan (withdrawn) November 10, 2016

    On March 18, 2017 Jason Kenney 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 Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta.

    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.

  • 2014

    The Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta, 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 15, 2014 as the date of the official call of the leadership contest, and
    • September 6, 2014 as the date fixed for the first leadership vote; and if required,
    • September 20, 2014 as the date fixed for the second leadership vote.

    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 6, 2015 or January 20, 2015 (if a second vote is required) was set as the deadline for filing financial statements.

    Registration of Leadership Contestants

    The nomination period will be held from May 15-30, 2014.

    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
    Jim Prentice May 16, 2014
    Ric McIver May 26, 2014
    Thomas Lukaszuk May 30, 2014

    On September 6, 2014 Jim Prentice 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 Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta.

    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.