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Kelowna candidates reveal 2011 municipal election spending

We now know how much money candidates spent trying to get elected in last November's municipal campaigns.

In Kelowna, Mayor Walter Gray's campaign spent $57,490 dollars, as compared with the $29,800 spent by Sharon Shephard's campaign.

And a new player, the group Four Change, which supported a slate of eight council candidates -- six of whom won -- spent over $30,000.

To look at the value of those contributions Daybreak spoke with Wolf Depner, a political scientist and a PhD candidate at UBCO, and Dan Reeve is a professor of political science at Okanagan College.
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The records of all candidate election contributions are only available for viewing at Kelowna City Hall. Images of those contributions for Sharon Shepherd, Walter Gray and Four Change can be viewed below:

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