Posts Categorized: Spending

Municipal Election Campaign Spending – Cairine Green

Transparency and Accountability  In the interests of transparency and public accountability, I want to share the Elections BC link with you, that provides detailed information on funding related to expenditures and donations, for my last municipal election campaign for Oak Bay Mayor. Please click on this link for my spending details: http://bit.ly/1MZ1sLC

Municipal Election Spending Limits Needed

Putting a Lid on Municipal Election Campaign Spending Needed Local election campaign spending is back in the news again, with the release this week by Elections BC, of candidates’ campaign spending.  The recurring theme is that as spending continues to go up, the ability of ordinary citizens to participate (especially young people), goes down.  Raising sufficient funds to mount a viable campaign is becoming a real issue for many communities and residents.  Are we trending toward U.S.-style politics?  Let’s hope…

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