With less than a year until the next election, Rachel Notley‘s NDP are once again dominating political party fundraising.
Elections Alberta disclosures from the second financial quarter of 2022 released today show the Alberta NDP raised $1,430,164.06, which is about $400,000 more than the party raised in the first quarter of 2022.
The United Conservative Party, which is in the midst of a leadership race to replace Jason Kenney, reported $521,175.21 raised in the same period.
Here are what all of Alberta’s political parties are reporting they fundraised in the second quarter of 2022:
Alberta NDP: $1,430,164.06
United Conservative Party: $521,175.21
Pro-Life Alberta Political Alliance: $94,214.98
Alberta Party: $31,321.69
Liberal Party: $17,236.58
Wildrose Independence Party: $7,613.00
Green Party: $5,398.21
Independence Party of Alberta: $1,772.50
Alberta Advantage Party: $10.78
The Buffalo Party. Communist Party and Reform Party reported no money raised in the second three months of 2022.
Changes made by the UCP to political finance laws in 2021, money raised by constituency associations are no longer included in the quarterly disclosures. Constituency-level fundraising is now reported annually.
These disclosures show the full amount the NDP has fundraised because they report all their fundraising activity through the central party. The other parties, including the UCP, report their constituency-level fundraising separately.