Incumbents Reign as Goller and O’Rourke Fill Vacant Council Seats

When the dust settled, everyone that was on council when the campaign began will be returning to council when the next term begins in December. The only change is the two new members who will be filling seats vacated by retiring councillors in Ward 2 and Ward 6. Continue reading “Incumbents Reign as Goller and O’Rourke Fill Vacant Council Seats”

Guelph Citizen Digs Into Campaign Expenses

Doing their due diligence on the money front from last fall’s Municipal Election, Andy Best at the Guelph Citizen posted a breakdown of how much the current members of council spent in order to win their seats. For council candidates, the spending limit is between $16 to $18,000 depending on the ward they’re running in, while there’s a $82,000 limit for mayor. For the most part, the candidates didn’t get near their spending limits, but the numbers, as pointed out by the Citizen, do show some interesting trends. Continue reading “Guelph Citizen Digs Into Campaign Expenses”