Guidance and resources on how to comply with the rules on spending and donations for candidates and agents at the Northern Ireland Assembly election on Thursday 2 March 2017

We have produced a document for people who want to know the basics about elections, the roles of different organisations and where to find more information. 

Guidance on standing for election

If you are looking for guidance on standing for election in Northern Ireland please visit the Electoral Office for Northern Ireland website.

Visit the Electoral Office for Northern Ireland website.


 

Guidance

Candidate spending at the Northern Ireland Assembly election in 2017

This part covers:

  • The types of election spending
  • The regulated period
  • What candidate spending is
  • Managing candidate spending
  • Splitting candidate spending
  • Recording and reporting spending