Alberta New Democratic Party
The Alberta New Democratic 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:
May 30, 2014 as the date of the official call of the leadership contest; and
October 18, 2014 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, February 18, 2015 was set as the deadline for filing financial statements.
Registration of Leadership Contestants
The nomination period will be held from June 2 – August 5, 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|
|Rachel Notley||June 12, 2014|
|David Eggen||June 16, 2014|
|Rod Loyola||July 30, 2014|
On October 18, 2014 Rachel Notley 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 New Democratic 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.