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Registered Political Parties' First Quarter
Financial Returns for 2016 Now Online
Gatineau, Tuesday, May 3, 2016 – The Chief Electoral Officer of Canada, Marc Mayrand, announced today that the registered parties' first quarter financial returns for 2016 are now available on the Elections Canada website.
A registered political party must submit a quarterly financial return if its candidates for the most recent general election received at that election at least 2 percent of the number of valid votes cast, or at least 5 percent of the number of valid votes cast in the electoral districts in which it endorsed a candidate.
The registered parties' first quarter financial returns for 2016 are posted at elections.ca.
Elections Canada is an independent body set up by Parliament.
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