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.