Costas Menegakis

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Costas Menegakis
MP
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Richmond Hill
Incumbent
Assumed office
May 30, 2011
Preceded by Bryon Wilfert
Personal details
Born (1959-01-12) January 12, 1959 (age 55)
Montreal, Quebec
Political party Conservative

Costas Menegakis (born January 12, 1959) is a Canadian politician. He was elected to represent the electoral district of Richmond Hill in the 2011 Canadian federal election. He is a member of the Conservative Party of Canada.

Background[edit]

Prior to entering politics, Costas Menegakis founded a marketing company in 1988 providing logistics services to national and international corporations. Costas Menegakis has served on the Board of Directors of the Accessible Channel, a national media organization providing video and audio service to the sight and hearing impaired, the Metropolitan Toronto Police Chief’s Community Advisory Council, the Empire Club of Canada and various Canadian Hellenic organizations.

Politics[edit]

Costas Menegakis was first elected to the House of Commons in 2011. He was sworn in as the Member of Parliament for Richmond Hill on May 24, 2011. In September 2013, Costas Menegakis was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Citizenship & Immigration.

Costas Menegakis is currently a member of the House of Commons Standing Committee for Citizenship and Immigration (CIMM). He has also served on the Standing Committees for Procedure and House Affairs (PROC), Official Languages (LANG) and Government Affairs and Estimates (OGGO).

Electoral record[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Costas Menegakis 22,078 44.14 +8.45
Liberal Bryon Wilfert 17,671 35.33 -11.66
New Democratic Adam DeVita 8,433 16.86 +6.97
Green Cameron Hastings 1,832 3.66 -3.75
Total valid votes/Expense limit 50,014 100.00
Total rejected ballots 221 0.44 -0.05
Turnout 50,235 55.96 +3.91
Eligible voters 89,765

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