Political Financing Handbook for Leadership Contestants and Financial Agents (EC 20195) – October 2015
This document is Elections Canada's DRAFT guideline: OGI 2015-06.
About This Document
Introduction to the Political Financing Handbook for Leadership Contestants and Financial Agents
This handbook is designed to help leadership contestants, financial agents and leadership campaign agents. It is a tool that will help in administering the contestant's campaign during the leadership campaign process.
This document is a general guideline issued pursuant to section 16.1 of the Canada Elections Act. It is provided for information and is not intended to replace the Act.
Elections Canada will review the contents of this handbook on a regular basis and make updates as required.
The handbook consists of five chapters:
- Starting the Leadership Contestant's Campaign
- Leadership Campaign Inflows
- Leadership Campaign Outflows
- Reporting Requirements
- Closing the Leadership Contestant's Campaign
The topics are presented in the order of a typical leadership campaign process.
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