Spending reflects mayoral success

Close to $23,000 was spent by Salmon Arm mayoral candidates to sway voters going into the 2014 municipal election

  • Mar. 4, 2015 7:00 a.m.

Close to $23,000 was spent by Salmon Arm mayoral candidates to sway voters going into the 2014 municipal election.

Last week, Elections B.C. posted disclosure statements for all candidates who ran for office in the November 2014 election for municipal and regional governments and school boards.

In the race for the mayor’s chair, Mayor Nancy Cooper spent the most.

She declared $7,850 in total contributions and $8,767.15 in expenditures.

Next in line was Debbie Cannon, with $5,350 in contributions and $5,799.64 in expenditures.

Marty Bootsma received $4,000 in contributions and had $4,459.78 in expenditures, while Ian Wickett declared $4,024.12 in both contributions and expenditures.

The race for council was a more frugal affair, with elected- Coun. Tim Lavery spending the most on his campaign bid. He received $3,267.04 in contributions and declared $5,270.04 in expenditures.

Next was candidate Tim Giandomenico, whose contributions and expenditures each totalled $2,151.20.

Candidate Jason Cadeau’s total contributions received were $1,756.17, while his expenditures totalled $1,791.72.

Of the remaining councillors elected along with Lavery, Coun. Kevin Flynn’s total expenses were $1,631.85; Coun. Louise Wallace Richmond’s  –  $1,257.99; Coun. Chad Eliason’s were $1,172.31; Coun. Ken Jamieson – $1,024.12; and Coun. Alan Harrison, who earned the most votes in the election (3,060), declared $659.65 in expenses.

Council candidate Ruth Thomas spent the least on her campaign, having declared $8.95 in total expenses.

 

Just Posted

Disturbing find: Shuswap family seeking Christmas tree locates several animal carcasses

Black bear, a coyote and five deer found dumped in gravel pit west of Salmon Arm

Okanagan Water Board opens floodgates with call for grant applications

Water Conservation and Quality Improvement program open from Armstrong to Osoyoos

RCMP uncover meth in arrest of Sicamous woman linked to alleged pellet gun shooting

Police say methamphetamine and other drugs found in car driven by suspect

Chase clinic welcomes two doctors, new patients must go on wait list

Addition of doctors in January brings clinic back to a full complement

Snowfall warning issued for Coquihalla Highway

Up to 25 cm of snow is expected to fall in the region by Thursday

VIDEO: Octopus, bald eagle battle after bird ‘bites off more than it can chew’ in B.C. waters

B.C. crew films fight between the two feisty animals in Quatsino off north Vancouver Island

Raptors fans show Kawhi the love in his return to Toronto

Leonard receives championship ring, leads new club to win

Process to identify those killed in Gabriola plane crash could take days

Canadian flight museum suggests Alex Bahlsen of Mill Bay died in Tuesday’s crash

Vandalism closes public washrooms in Penticton’s Okanagan Lake Park indefinitely

A post by the city’s Facebook said the damage is ‘quite extensive’

Pawsative Pups: Help your dog love their crate

Lisa Davies is a new columnist for Black Press who writes about dog training

Spark Joy: The art of giving and receiving

Barb and Wendy at Simply Spark Joy help you to create a clutter free home on the Black Press Media

Coldstream surf shop welcomes winter with paddle

Winter Chill event Saturday, Dec. 21, on Kal Lake is ‘food’-raiser for food bank

‘Honest mistake:’ RCMP says B.C. cannabis shop can keep image of infamous Mountie

Sam Steele wearing military, not RCMP uniform in image depicted in Jimmy’s Cannabis window

B.C. conservation officers put down fawn blinded by pellet gun on Vancouver Island

Young deer found near construction site in Hammond Bay area in Nanaimo, B.C.

Most Read