Candidates spent money on Summerland municipal election

Mayor Janice Perrino spent the least on her campaign for the November 2011 municipal election and Coun. Peter Waterman spent the most.

Mayor Janice Perrino spent the least on her campaign for the November 2011 municipal election and Coun. Peter Waterman spent the most.

Perrino was returned by acclamation, so she spent nothing. Waterman spent $1,696.94.

The figures were released this week by the District of Summerland following a deadline earlier this month for the candidates to report their election expenses.

The second highest amount was reported by first-time Coun. Martin Van Alphen, who spent $1,547.32. That was exactly the same amount spent by his wife, school trustee Linda Van Alphen, who was returned to office in the election.

Coun. Orv Robson reported $1,282.92 followed by Coun. Lloyd Christopherson at $951. Next was Donna Wright, who was not elected, at $895.86; and Coun. Bruce Hallquist, who was, at $766.99. Jim Kyliuk spent $488.32 and was not elected, and Coun. Robert Hacking spent $481.48 and was elected. The two who spent the least were not elected: Gordon Clark, $392.42; and Ken Roberge, $180.

Linda Beaven, who was elected school trustee along with Van Alphen, spent $612.52. Candidates who were not elected spent as follows: Christine Petkau, $1,225.57; Terry Green, $595.44; Rob Melle, $511.32; and Dale MacDonald, $60.