Municipal elections will be held October 15, 2022. (File photo)

Municipal elections will be held October 15, 2022. (File photo)

Deeper pockets for October’s municipal election campaigns in Okanagan

Limits also raised for regional district directors and school board trustees

Kelowna mayoral candidates will have close to $20,000 more in spending money during October’s municipal election campaigns compared to 2018.

Candidates for council will have about $10,000 to spend. A mayoral candidate can spend as much as $95,665, while someone running for council can spend up to $48,506. Limits for mayor in 2018 election were $76, 781 and $38,952 for a councillor.

Here are the spending limits for mayors and councillors, as well as regional and school district candidates, from Lake Country to Princeton:

  • Lake Country – Mayor, $16, 930, Councillor at large, $8,471, Ward councillor, $5,398;
  • West Kelowna – Mayor $29, 953, Councillor, $15, 093;
  • Peachland – Mayor $10, 797, Councillor $5, 398;
  • Summerland – Mayor $13, 907, Councillor $6, 953;
  • Penticton – Mayor $28, 803, Councillor $14, 508;
  • Princeton – Mayor $10, 797, Councillor $5, 398;
  • Oliver – Mayor $10, 797, Councillor $5, 398;
  • Osoyoos – Mayor, $10, 797, Councillor $5, 398;
  • Regional District Central Okanagan – Director $5, 398;
  • Central Okanagan School District – Trustee Area 1 $9, 698, Area 2 $9, 114, Area 3 $47,862, Area 4 $14, 548;
  • Okanagan-Similkameen Regional District – Director $5, 398;
  • Okanagan-Similkameen School District – Trustee Area 1 $5, 398, Area 2 $5,523, Area 3 $5, 398, Area 4 $5, 398;
  • Okanagan-Skaha School District – Trustee Area 1 $14, 579, Area 2 $7, 097, Area 3 $5, 398.

Municipal elections will be held October 15.

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