Office of The Chief Election Officer - Vote 821

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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 Expenses Summary

VOTE and item Accrual 2004-05 Estimates VOTE AND ITEMS Change from 2003-04 Accrual 2003-04 Estimates Cash 2002-03 Actual
  $   $ $ $
501   OFFICE OF THE CHIEF ELECTION OFFICER PROGRAM      
OPERATING          
1 4,076,300 Election Administration 166,500 3,909,800 1,569,565
2 5,769,300 Election Finances Administration 1,115,100 4,654,200 1,045,489
S - The Election Act - - 26,828,579
  9,845,600 Total Operating 1,281,600 8,564,000 29,443,633
  - Less: Special Warrants (4,000,000) 4,000,000 -
  - Less: Statutory Appropriations - - 26,828,579
  9,845,600 Amount to be Voted 5,281,600 4,564,000 2,615,054
Assets          
3 1,000 Election Finances Administration 1,000 - -
  1,000 Total Assets 1,000 - -
  1,000 Amount to be Voted 1,000 - -
CAPITAL          
4 1,000 Election Finances Administration 1,000 - -
  1,000 Total Capital Expenses 1,000 - -
  1,000 Amount to be Voted 1,000 - -
Assets          
5 1,000 Election Finances Administration 1,000 - -
  1,000 Total Capital Asset Expenditures 1,000 - -
  1,000 Amount to be Voted 1,000 - -


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

Election Administration (501-1) Activity $
Salaries and wages 3,355,000
Employee benefits 721,300
Activity Total 4,076,300
Election Finances Administration (501-2) Activity  
Salaries and wages 480,800
Employee benefits 103,500
Transportation and communication 25,000
Services 230,000
Supplies and equipment 30,000
Other transactions  
Election Expense Subsidies under the Election Finances Act 4,900,000
Activity Total 5,769,300
Total Operating for Office of the Chief Election Officer Program 9,845,600


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

Election Finances Administration (501-3) Activity $
Deposits and prepaid expenses 1,000
Activity Total 1,000
Total Assets for Office of the Chief Election Officer Program 1,000


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

Election Finances Administration (501-4) Activity $
Supplies and equipment 1,000
Activity Total 1,000
Total Capital for Office of the Chief Election Officer Program 1,000


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

Election Finances Administration (501-5) Activity $
Deposits and prepaid expenses 1,000
Activity Total 1,000
Total Assets for Office of the Chief Election Officer Program 1,000