Campaign finance legislation is based on the premise that money is a significant factor in electoral success. Legislation therefore attempts to promote financial equity and fairness primarily with respect to election campaigns. Some have referred to campaign finance legislation as legislation designed to create a level playing field. This section provides an overview of the legislation.
Financial disclosure is a key part of a free and fair electoral system. Political participants report contributions, expenses and financial transactions to Elections Manitoba's Chief Electoral Officer. This section provides an overview of the financial reporting requirements outlined in the legislation.