Municipal election expenses filed

Kimberley candidates declare election donations, expenses

Under the Local Elections Campaign Financing Act, disclosure statements must be filed with B.C.’s Chief Electoral Officer within 90 days after General Voting Day for an election. The filing deadline for the 2014 General Local Elections was 4:30 p.m. on Friday, February 13, 2015. The statements include expenses of each filer and information regarding contributions they received.

In Kimberley, each candidate filed information as required and their statements are as follows.

For Council:

Kent Goodwin received no donations and had expenses of $415 for signs.

Albert Hoglund had contributions of $200 and spent $170 on advertising.

Nigel Kitto had no contributions and no expenses.

Bev Middlebrook had expenses of $218.50.

Darryl Oakley had contributions of $1140 and expenses of $1107.

Sandra Roberts had contributions of  $1050 and expenses of $639.

Some of these contributions can come from the candidate themselves.

The Mayor’s race cost a little more. Don McCormick had $9221 in contributions, $5596 from individuals, $2500 in corporate donations and $1125 in unincorporated business donations. His expenses were $9144.