Think City link: local campaign financing reform

Send Election Reform Action Email by April 15

Please take a minute to urge Premier Gordon Campbell’s Local Government Elections Task Force to take big money influence out of BC’s civic elections.

Over the past few weeks, Think City has surveyed thousands of British Columbians about improving local elections. The number one reform that over 90 per cent of those surveyed supported was tougher regulations for election campaign financing.

The 2008 civic election resulted in complaints being filed in several BC municipalities regarding improper election activities, police investigation of campaign finance irregularities and general concerns by municipal watchdogs about the impact of unregulated money financing campaigns.

Here’s the link to the Think City Election Reform Action e-mail form