Published On: Sat, Oct 29th, 2016

Accountability political campaign finances

KranshiWILLEMSTAD – The Supreme Electoral Council (SEC) requested accountability from all 331 candidates who were eligible for the parliamentary elections of October 5 for their campaign finances. These documents on the funding of their individual campaigns should be submitted to the SEC by no later than next week.

The information that candidates submit is strictly confidential, explains Pacheco Romer, chairman of the SEC.

If there are doubts about the campaign finances, then Government Accountants Foundation will be requested to investigate. The parties, as organizations, must also submit their accounts. They also must be held accountable for the funds they received. All parties have until February 1, 2017, to submit these documents.

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