Parties

A political party is an organization that aims to elect candidates to the Legislative Assembly. Anyone can form a political party, but only parties that have registered with the Chief Electoral Officer can be included on a ballot for an election. How to register a political party in Alberta can be found on our FAQ page.

This section contains resources for political parties, including information about how to register with the Chief Electoral Officer, a list of contact information of registered political parties and guides on various topics, such as filing financial reports and the responsibilities of financial agents.

Note: Alberta currently has 11 registered political parties. The information shown below is the most current data we have received from each of the political parties:

Reserved Party Names

Due to current public health concerns that may impact the ability of proponents to obtain signatures to complete their application, Elections Alberta is extending the expiry of all political party name reservations.

Party Name Expiry Date
Progressive Coalition Party (PCP) September 30, 2020
Alberta Freedom Alliance (AFA) September 30, 2020
People’s Party of Alberta (PPA) September 30, 2020
The Justice Engaged Democratic Initiative Party (JEDI) September 30, 2020
Asp Alberta Party (ASP) October 8, 2020
The Precariat (WTP) October 20, 2020
Alberta Social Credit Party (ASC) November 30, 2020
The Blue Collar Movement of Alberta (BCM) January 20, 2021
United Independence Party of Alberta (UIPA) February 15, 2021