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Clerk's Report - Candidates' Filing Requirements

Section 88.23 of the Municipal Elections Act, requires the Clerk to “make available to the public a report setting out all candidates in an election and indicating whether each candidate complied with section 88.25”.

The Clerk is also required to prepare a similar report on all registered third parties.

The reports must be made available to the public on a website or in another electronic format as soon as possible after April 30, 2019.

Below is a list of the candidates and third parties who filed financial statements with the Clerk for the Town of Orangeville.

All candidates/third parties complied with Section 88.25 of the Municipal Elections Act.
 

Last Name

First Name

Office

Andrews

Joe

Councillor

Bergant

Shelley

Upper Grand District School Board

Bhamu

Simran

Councillor

Brown

Sandy

Mayor

Campbell

Gail

Upper Grand District School Board

Castiglione

Trevor

Councillor

Davidson

Darrin

Mayor

Duthie

Robert

Councillor

Garisto

Nick

Deputy Mayor

Jackson

James

Councillor

Kidd

Don

Councillor

Macintosh

Andy

Deputy Mayor

Peters

Grant

Councillor

Post

Lisa

Councillor

Reid

Kim

Upper Grand District School Board

Sherwood

Debbie

Councillor

Taylor

Todd

Councillor

Thapar

Vic

Councillor

Trafananko

John

Upper Grand District School Board

Williams

Jeremy D.

Mayor

Zammit

Kelly

Councillor

 

 

 

Campaign for Life Coalition

Third Party

 

Section 88.25, Municipal Elections Act

Candidates’ financial statements, etc.

(1)       On or before 2 p.m. on the filing date, a candidate shall file with the clerk with whom the nomination was filed a financial statement and auditor’s report, each in the prescribed form, reflecting the candidate’s election campaign finances,

(a)  in the case of a regular election, as of December 31 in the year of the election; and

(b)  in the case of a by-election, as of the 45th day after voting day. 2016, c. 15, s. 60.

Same

(2)       If a candidate’s election campaign period ends as described in paragraph 3 of subsection 88.24 (1), the financial statement and auditor’s report must reflect the candidate’s election campaign finances as of the day the election campaign period ended. 2016, c. 15, s. 60.

Error in financial statement

(3)       If an error is identified in a filed financial statement, the candidate may withdraw the statement and, at the same time, file a corrected financial statement and auditor’s report on or before the applicable filing date under section 88.30. 2016, c. 15, s. 60.

Supplementary financial statement and auditor’s report

(4)       If the candidate’s election campaign period continues during all or part of the supplementary reporting period, the candidate shall, before 2 p.m. on the supplementary filing date, file a supplementary financial statement and auditor’s report for the supplementary reporting period. 2016, c. 15, s. 60.

Same

(5)       If a candidate’s election campaign period ends as described in paragraph 3 of subsection 88.24 (1) and the election campaign period continued during all or part of the supplementary reporting period, the candidate shall, before 2 p.m. on the supplementary filing date, file a supplementary financial statement and auditor’s report for the period commencing on the day the candidate’s election campaign period ends and including the six-month period following the year of the election. 2016, c. 15, s. 60.

Supplementary report

(6)       A supplementary financial statement or auditor’s report shall include all the information contained in the initial statement or report filed under subsection (1), updated to reflect the changes to the candidate’s campaign finances during the supplementary reporting period. 2016, c. 15, s. 60.

Auditor

(7)       An auditor’s report shall be prepared by an auditor licensed under the Public Accounting Act, 2004. 2016, c. 15, s. 60.

Exception re auditor’s report

(8)       No auditor’s report is required if the total contributions received and total expenses incurred in the election campaign up to the end of the relevant period are each equal to or less than $10,000. 2016, c. 15, s. 60.

Notice to candidates, before filing date

(9)       At least 30 days before the filing date, the clerk shall give notice of the following matters to every candidate whose nomination was filed with him or her:

  1. All the filing requirements of this section.
  2. The candidate’s entitlement to receive a refund of the nomination filing fee if he or she meets the requirements of section 34.
  3. The penalties set out in subsections 88.23 (2) and 92 (1). 2016, c. 15, s. 60.

Same, before supplementary filing date

(10)     At least 30 days before the supplementary filing date, the clerk shall give notice of the filing requirements of this section and the penalties set out in subsections 88.23 (2) and 92 (1) to the following candidates:

  1. A candidate who notified the clerk under paragraph 4 of subsection 88.24 (1).
  2. A candidate who notified the clerk under paragraph 5 of subsection 88.24 (1). 2016, c. 15, s. 60.

Electronic filing

(11)     The clerk may provide for electronic filing under this section and may establish conditions and limits with respect to electronic filing. 2016, c. 15, s. 60.

Documents filed after filing date

(12)     If the documents required to be filed under this section are not filed by 2 p.m. on the day that is 30 days after the applicable day for filing the documents, the clerk shall accept the documents only for the purpose of making the documents available under subsection 88 (9.1). 2016, c. 15, s. 60.

Report by clerk

(11)     As soon as possible after April 30 in the year following a regular election or 75 days after voting day in a by-election, the clerk shall make available to the public on a website or in another electronic format a list of all registered third parties for the election along with an indication of whether each has filed a financial statement and auditor’s report under subsection (1). 2016, c. 15, s. 61.