To promote greater fairness for all candidates, the Election Act imposes a limit on election expenses for each position. Here are the limits set for the election expenses of a candidate.
For the position of mayor or of borough mayor, a sum of $3,780, to which is added:
For the election to the position of councillor, the maximum amount of election expenses is $1,890, plus:
For calculation purposes, the number of entered persons corresponds to the greater of the number appearing on the unrevised list of electors and that appearing on the revised list.
Starting from the date of the end of the nomination period, the official agent can no longer incur or authorize expenses for a candidate elected unopposed.