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 Chief Election Officer also administers the Election Finances Act. Over 500 Constituency Associations and 9 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.
|2||Election Finances Administration||1,893,100||(3,878,200)||5,771,300||1,479,834|
|Statutory||The Election Act||-||-||-||59,332,241|
|Total Operating Expenses||6,112,200||(3,735,400)||9,847,600||63,846,460|
|Less: Statutory Appropriations||-||-||-||59,332,241|
|Amount to be Voted||6,112,200||(3,735,400)||9,847,600||4,514,219|
|Election Administration (501-1) Activity||$|
|Salaries and wages||3,472,500|
|Election Finances Administration (501-2) Activity||$|
|Salaries and wages||497,700|
|Transportation and communication||42,800|
|Supplies and equipment||27,200|
|Election Expense Subsidies under the Election Finances Act||672,100|
|Total Operating for Office of the Chief Election Officer Program||6,112,200|
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