Elections Calgary


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Donating to a campaign

Contributions to an individual’s campaign cannot be made until the individual has filed their nomination papers and have become a candidate.

No corporation or unincorporated organization, including a trade union and employee organization, and no individual ordinarily residing outside Alberta shall make a contribution to a candidate.

No individual ordinarily residing in Alberta shall contribute in any campaign period an amount that exceeds:

  • $4,000 in total to candidates for election as councillors; and
  • $4,000 in total to a candidates for election as school board trustees

An individual may make as many contributions to as many school board trustee and municipal candidates as they wish as long as the total combined amount of all those contributions does not exceed $4,000 per school board trustee campaign and $4,000 per municipal campaign.