Municipal election campaign donations released

Total donations and donors to the candidates in the 2014 municipal election have been made public by Elections BC.

  • Feb. 24, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Barry Coulter

Total donations and donors to the candidates in the 2014 municipal election have been made public by Elections BC.

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 Cranbrook, each candidate filed information as required and the total contributions to each municipal candidate are listed in alphabetical orderbelow. For the most part, candidates’ campaign expenditures and campaign income all balanced out. For a complete list of donors to each campaign, go to contributions.electionsbc.gov.bc.ca/pcs/

For Mayor

• Lee Pratt: $13,700

• Wayne Stetski: $8,641.20

• John York: Zero contributions

($24 expenditures)

For Council

• Norma Blissett: $4,255

• Danielle Cardozo: $1,209.96

• Sharon Cross: $3,177

• James Elliott: Zero contributions

(zero expenditures)

• Bob Faiers: $1,935.84

• Wesly Graham: $2,960

• Isaac Hockley: $3,500

• Anna Hudson: $307.50

• Brian Kostiuk: $3,941

• Alan MacBean: $383.51

• Lynn MacIntosh: $300

• Ron Popoff: $$4,942

• Diana J. Scott: $4,057.11

• Brad Scriver: $3,450

• Tom Shypitka: $1,815.23

• Gerry Warner: $2,275