Office of The Chief Election Officer - Vote 821

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The Expenditure Estimates are available in PDF and HTML versions. The PDF version is a format reflecting the true printed version. The HTML version is an accessible format.

OFFICE OF THE CHIEF ELECTION OFFICER PROGRAM - VOTE 501

The Office conducts general elections and by-elections of Members to the Legislative Assembly and provides research, public information and policy advice relating to the electoral process. The Office also trains, directs and supervises the returning officer in each of the 103 electoral districts.

The Election Finances Act Section administers the Election Finances Act. Over 500 Constituency Associations and 11 registered political parties must file annual returns and inform Elections Ontario of any changes to registration information. Any form filed with Elections Ontario is reviewed for compliance with the Election Finances Act.

The Office has responsibility to administer referenda under the Taxpayer Protection Act.

The Office serves Ministries, agencies and the public on a continuing basis by conducting historical and comparative research and providing policy advice and general information regarding the electoral process.

OFFICE OF THE CHIEF ELECTION OFFICER PROGRAM 501 - Operating Summary

VOTE and item 2003-04 Estimates PROGRAM AND ACTIVITIES Change from 2002-03 2002-03 Estimates 2001-02 Actual
  $   $ $ $
501   OFFICE OF THE CHIEF ELECTION OFFICER PROGRAM      
OPERATING          
1 3,909,800 Election Administration 1,927,600 1,982,200 1,003,337
2 4,654,200 Election Finances Administration 3,346,100 1,308,100 1,010,872
S - The Election Act - - 12,229,613
  8,564,000 Total Operating 5,273,700 3,290,300 14,243,822
  4,000,000 Less: Special Warrants 2,669,000 1,331,000 -
  - Less: Statutory Appropriations - - 12,229,613
  4,564,000 Amount to be Voted 2,604,700 1,959,300 2,014,209

OFFICE OF THE CHIEF ELECTION OFFICER PROGRAM - Standard Accounts Classification of Activities and Sub-activities - OPERATING

OPERATING $
Election Administration (501-1)  
Salaries and wages 3,218,000
Employee benefits 691,800
  3,909,800
Election Finances Administration (501-2)  
Salaries and wages 456,100
Employee benefits 98,100
Transportation and communication 40,000
Services 120,000
Supplies and equipment 80,000
Other transactions  
Election Expense Subsidies under the Election Finances Act 3,860,000
  4,654,200
Total Operating for Office of the Chief Election Officer Program 8,564,000