Becky Kent

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Becky Kent
MLA for Cole Harbour-Eastern Passage
In office
2007 – October 8, 2013
Preceded by Kevin Deveaux
Succeeded by Joyce Treen
Personal details
Political party New Democratic Party
Occupation early childhood educator, municipal councillor

Rebecca J. Kent is a Canadian politician. She was elected to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly in the Cole Harbour-Eastern Passage provincial by-election on October 2, 2007. She is a member of the Nova Scotia New Democratic Party.[1]

Kent, an early childhood educator,[2] previously served as a municipal councillor for the Halifax Regional Municipality district of Woodside-Eastern Passage.

Electoral record[edit]

2009 provincial election
Cole Harbour-Eastern Passage
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     New Democratic Party Becky Kent 4,402 65.17
     Progressive Conservative Party Lloyd Jackson 1,074 15.9
     Liberal Party Orest Ulan 1,054 15.6
Green Denise Menard 225 3.33
Cole Harbour-Eastern Passage by-election, 2 October 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
     New Democratic Party Becky Kent 2,459 44.39
     Progressive Conservative Party Michael Eddy 1,863 33.63
     Liberal Party Kelly Rambeau 958 17.30
Green Beverley Woodfield 259 4.68


  1. ^ "NDP hold on to Halifax-area seat". Amherst Daily News. October 3, 2007. Retrieved 2010-05-21. 
  2. ^ Joanne Oostveen (2007-09-20). "Becky Kent: Advocate, volunteer, mother". Halifax News Net. Retrieved 2010-05-21.