Golden election candidates tally low expenses

Keith Hern tops the list of Golden spenders during the 2014 Municipal Election.

Golden’s prospective politicians were not spending on the same level as the larger  cities in British Columbia during the last municipal. A group in Burnaby who ran together tallied their election expenses at $474,000.

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson and his Vision Vancouver team spent $3.4 million.

Golden’s numbers were fall less staggering. Mayoral candidate Keith Hern tops the list of Golden spenders at $2,749.00, followed by Councillor Bruce Fairley at $2,014.99.

Mayor Ron Oszust came in at $1,151.13.

Candidates Serge Lamarche, Caleb Moss, and Jim deBolebec made it through the election process without spending anything.

The remaining candidates spent the following:

Leslie Adams: $306.80

Connie Barlow: $852.16

Andrew Commons: $736.84

Janet Crandall: $925.60

Chris Hambruch: $768.26

Eddie Leigan: $750.53

Bob Munro: $916.56

*Information has not yet been submitted for candidate Lori Baxendale.


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