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Encyclopedia > Lisa MacLeod

Lisa MacLeod is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario on March 30, 2006. A member of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario, MacLeod was elected in the Nepean—Carleton electoral district. Lisa is the youngest PC MPP ever elected in Ontario, and is currently the youngest member sitting in the Ontario Legislature today. The Ontario Legislature Building at Queens Park The Legislative Assembly of Ontario, is the legislature of the Canadian province of Ontario. ... March 30 is the 89th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (90th in leap years). ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party (PC Party of Ontario) is a right-of-centre political party in Ontario, Canada. ... Nepean—Carleton is a federal and provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1979 to 1988 and since 1979, and in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1999. ...

MacLeod studied political science at St. Francis Xavier University. She graduated in 1997 and completed her thesis entitled "The Question of Identity in the Canadian Constitutional Crisis". Political science is an academic and research discipline that deals with the theory and practice of politics and the description and analysis of political systems and political behavior. ... St. ...

Prior to her election, Lisa MacLeod was a federal Conservative aide on Parliament Hill and a political commentator. Her family ties to politics include Donald MacLeod, a former Cabinet Minister under Robert Stanfield in Nova Scotia, and Donald Cameron, a Premier of Nova Scotia. Her father, Danny MacLeod, has served as a municipal Councillor in Nova Scotia since 1986.

Lisa MacLeod is married to Joseph Varner and they have one daughter, Victoria, who was born in 2005.[citation needed]

2006 by-election
Party Candidate Votes % +/-
     Progressive Conservative Lisa MacLeod 17,311 57.6 +3.5
     Liberal Brian Ford 9,457 31.4 -4.2
     New Democrat Laurel Gibbons 2,489 8.3 +1.8
     Green Peter V. Tretter 634 2.1 -1.7
     Independent John C. Turmel 112 0.4 -
     Freedom Jurgen Vollrath 74 0.2 -

The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party (PC Party of Ontario, also known as Tories) is a right-of-centre political party in Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario Liberal Party is a center-right provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ... Brian Ford (Canadian politician) Brian J. Ford scientist and author. ... The Ontario New Democratic Party (formerly known as the Ontario Cooperative Commonwealth Federation) is a social democratic political party in Ontario, Canada. ... Laurel Gibbons Laurel Gibbons is a Canadian businesswoman and entrepreneur in the Health and Wellness Industry at the time of the 2006 federal election, in which she was a candidate. ... The Green Party of Ontario (GPO) contests provincial elections in Ontario, Canada. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... John C. Turmel is a perennial candidate for election in Canada, and according to the Guinness Book of Records holds the records for the most elections contested and for the most elections lost — 60 as of the January 23, 2006 Canadian federal election . ... The Freedom Party of Ontario is a provincial political party in Ontario, Canada. ...

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Preceded by:
John Baird
Member of Provincial Parliament for Nepean—Carleton
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