As of August 1, 2019, the Election Commissioner will accept and investigate complaints and allegations related to campaign finance and contribution disclosure rules (Part 5.1) and third party advertising rules (Part 8) contained within the Local Authorities Election Act. Complaints can arise in relation to by-elections, term elections or local general elections.
The enforcement authority of the Election Commissioner related to local authority elections includes all elections held for municipal councillors/mayors, school board trustees, irrigation district board members and Métis Settlement councillors.
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