Members Sought for Election Compliance Audit Committee

in News by

Kingston city hall

The City of Kingston is seeking applicants with a background in accounting, auditing or law for the Kingston election compliance audit committee, which considers applications for compliance audits of candidates and third-party advertisers.

“Serving on the election compliance audit committee is a great way for individuals with accounting and auditing experience to give back to their community,” said Janet Jaynes, deputy city clerk and assistant returning officer, in a release. “The committee plays an important role in ensuring that the Municipal Elections Act’s election campaign finance provisions are respected.”

Article continues after ad

According to the release: “Any eligible elector who believes, on reasonable grounds, that a candidate or third-party advertiser has contravened the Act’s campaign finance provisions may file an application for a compliance audit. Those provisions apply to candidates and third-party advertisers and to individual contributors to a candidate’s or third-party advertiser’s campaign.”

Applications are due by Friday, August 10 and can be found at

Photo: Doug Kerr (cc)