Election Expense Summary

March 27, 2011

Next week, the City Clerk’s office will release the details of election expense reports submitted by candidates in the 2010 municipal election.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank all my supporters for their donations. I am very fortunate to have friends and family who enabled me to run for office.

In the spirit of transparency, here is a summary of my donors and expenses:

Donors over $100:
John Caron: $600 (my father)
Darlene Caron: $600 (my mother)
Cathy Downer: $250 (friend/neighbour)
Heather Bryson: $200 (friend/neighbour)
Richard Chaloner: $200 (friend/neighbour)
Other contributions under $100 (from 7 friends/neighbours): $500 *
Contribution from self: $400
Value of inventory (signs) from previous election: $1175.
Total Income/Assets: $3925

* No union or corporate donations were accepted.

Advertising (Snap Guelph): $327.70
Bank charges: $19.80
Brochures: $892.70
Sign inventory from 2006: $1175
Filing Fee: $100
Office Supplies/Expenses: $175.17
Signs: $852.69
Photography: $67.50
Sign deposit: $200
Election day expense: $99
Total Expenses: $3909.56

The $15.44 remaining at the end of the campaign was returned to me when the account was closed.

If there are any questions…please feel free to contact me.

Leanne Piper