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Political Party Spending Limits

The election spending limits and reimbursement rates for political parties during an election are outlined in the Election Expenses Act and are subject to change with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) using the annual 1995 index as the base.

The 2017 CPI changes have modified the rates to the following:

Political Party spending limits -  $9.06/eligible elector.

Annual party Allowance -  $3.03/eligible elector

Date Required



Within 120 days from return of Writ of Election

Financial Report including:

·         Election Expenses

·         Invoices

·         Receipts

·         Other vouchers

·         Affidavit from Official Agent

·         Audit Report


Official Agent of

Candidate & Party

May 31, in each year

Record of Contributions

·         All contributions of $25 or more

·         Recorded name and address of contributor for $250 or more.


Official Agent of Registered Political Party

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