|Preceded by||Tony Martin|
|Constituency||Sault Ste. Marie|
November 12, 1968 |
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
|Residence||Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario|
David Michael Orazietti (born November 12, 1968) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. He is a Liberal member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario who was elected in 2003. He represents the riding of Sault Ste. Marie. He is a member of cabinet in the government of Kathleen Wynne.
Orazietti is a third-generation resident of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. He worked as a teacher for the Algoma District School Board for ten years. He and his wife Jane live in Sault Ste. Marie with their two children.
In 1997, Orazietti was elected to Sault Ste. Marie City Council in Ward One. He was re-elected to a second term in 2000.
He ran in the provincial election of 2003 as the Liberal candidate in the riding of Sault Ste. Marie. He defeated New Democratic incumbent Tony Martin by 8,671 votes. He was re-elected in the 2007, 2011, and 2014 elections.
During his time in government Orazietti has held several Parliamentary Assistant roles supporting ministers of cabinet including Minister of Natural Resources (2005-2007, 2009-2011) and Minister of Northern Development and Mines (2007-2009). He also served as PA to premier Dalton McGuinty from 2001 to 2013. On February 11, 2013, Premier Kathleen Wynne appointed him to cabinet as Minister of Natural Resources. On June 24, 2014, Wynne appointed him to a second ministry, this time as Minister of Government and Consumer Services.
|Provincial Government of Kathleen Wynne|
|Cabinet Posts (2)|
|Tracy MacCharles||Minister of Government and Consumer Services
|Michael Gravelle||Minister of Natural Resources
Provincial electoral record
|Ontario general election, 2014|
|New Democratic||Celia Ross||7,611||25.47||-5.40|
|Progressive Conservative||Rod Fremlin||3,703||12.39||+0.56|
|Ontario general election, 2011|
|New Democratic||Celia Ross||9,047||30.87||+4.48|
|Progressive Conservative||Jib Turner||3,467||11.83||+4.58|
|Family Coalition||Matthew Hunt||172||0.59||-1.3|
|Ontario general election, 2007|
|New Democratic||Jeff Arbus||8,474||26.39||-5.96|
|Progressive Conservative||Josh Pringle||2,329||7.25||-0.26|
|Family Coalition||Bill Murphy||605||1.89||+0.17|
|Ontario general election, 2003|
|New Democratic||Tony Martin||11,379||32.37||-10.86|
|Progressive Conservative||Bruce Willson||2,674||7.61||-20.79|
|Family Coalition||Al Walker||606||1.72|
- Martin, Carol (December 18, 2008). "David, Jane and Olivia get an early Christmas gift". Soo Today.
- Mallan, Caroline (September 30, 2003). "Liberals broaden their horizons; High atop polls, McGuinty tours Tory, NDP ridings Party targeting areas once thought beyond its reach". Toronto Star. p. A6.
- "Summary of Valid Ballots by Candidate". Elections Ontario. October 2, 2003. Retrieved 2014-03-02.
- "Summary of Valid Ballots Cast for Each Candidate" (PDF). Elections Ontario. October 10, 2007. p. 13 (xxii). Retrieved 2014-03-02.
- "Summary of Valid Ballots Cast for Each Candidate" (PDF). Elections Ontario. October 6, 2011. p. 15. Retrieved 2014-03-02.
- "General Election by District: Sault Ste. Marie". Elections Ontario. June 12, 2014.
- "Ontario's new cabinet". Waterloo Region Record (Kitchener, Ont). February 12, 2013. p. A3.
- Richard Brennan; Robert Benzie; Rob Ferguson (June 24, 2014). "Kathleen Wynne warns financial cupboard is bare". Toronto Star.