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Filing Guidelines for Candidates

If you are registered as a candidate in Ontario, you must follow rules according to the Election Finances Act.

Below is a summary of the most important filing requirements. For a full list and complete details, please see the CFO Handbook for Candidates.

Before registering you must:

  • appoint a chief financial officer
  • appoint an auditor

When you fill out a form please be sure that: 

  • all information is accurate and complete (inaccurate information will cause delays and may be a contravention of the Election Finances Act)
  • information is typed or printed clearly on the form

Please note that filling out these forms is not a replacement for your responsibility to follow auditable bookkeeping practices.

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