Elections Nova Scotia

Semi-Annual Payment to Registered Political Parties

Release date: 
October 17, 2022

Semi-Annual Payment to Registered Political Parties

Media Release: October 17, 2022

Elections Nova Scotia – Elections Nova Scotia (ENS) has issued the October instalment of semi-annual public funding to the registered political parties that qualify.

The Elections Act (s.191) outlines the provision for annual payments to registered parties. Payments are made in April and October of each fiscal year and are based on a calculation of $1.50 (2010) plus CPI per vote received by that registered party in the most recent provincial general election.

Click here to view a record of the payments made to registered political parties in the last five years up to October 1, 2022.

Public funding for registered parties began in 2006.

Elections Nova Scotia is a non-partisan and independent agency responsible for conducting provincial elections.

Media Contact:

Naomi Shelton
Director, Policy and Communications
Elections Nova Scotia

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