Political fundraising more than doubles for Yukon parties in 2021

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The Yukon’s 2021 election brought a massive fundraising boost to the territory’s political parties. 

In total, all four registered parties in the Yukon reported $721,755 in total revenue, more than double the amount brought in 2020, according to a revenue report released by Elections Yukon for the 2021 year. 

Of that amount, over half a million dollars in revenue came from donations for the election, with 581 donations recorded to all four political parties. The average contributor donated $892 to an election campaign, the report continued. 

The Liberals and the Yukon Party brought in the most donations at $194,485 and $195,067 respectively. 

The Yukon’s 2021 election saw the re-election of Sandy Silver, the Liberal Party

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