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How many voters and how much money will the candidates spend to get those votes.

News 100 blueBy Staff

October 20th, 2018

BURLINGTON, ON

 

Where are the voters and how much will the candidates be able to spend on getting hose votes;

The following came from the City Clerk.

The spending limits are calculated in accordance with the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 Based on the number of electors within the ward and City as of September 14, 2014.

The formulas are prescribed as follows:

Spending Limits
Head of council: $7,500 + $0.85 per elector
All other offices: $5,000 + $0.85 per elector

Number of Electors Maximum Expenses
Mayor                        126,791       $115,272.35
Councillor Ward 1    19,552         $21,619.20
Councillor Ward 2    17,547         $19,914.95
Councillor Ward 3    17,712          $20,055.20
Councillor Ward 4    26,638         $27,642.30
Councillor Ward 5    22,763          $24,348.55
Councillor Ward 6    22,579          $24, 192.15

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2 comments to How many voters and how much money will the candidates spend to get those votes.

  • Stephen White

    And another interesting question would be: how much money is being contributed by individuals associated with, employed in, or connected to real estate development firms or the real estate industry, to secure the election of candidates favourable to rapid intensification? Follow the money….

  • joe gaetan

    Better question, how much third party money is being spent to smear 1 candidate, Marianne Meed Ward?