Mary-Margaret McMahon

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Mary-Margaret McMahon
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McMahon in 2012
Toronto City Councillor for (Ward 32) Beaches-East York
Assumed office
December 1, 2010
Preceded by Sandra Bussin
Personal details
Born (1966-07-06) July 6, 1966 (age 48)
Collingwood, Ontario
Spouse(s) Jim
Children 2
Residence Toronto, Ontario
Occupation Teacher

Mary-Margaret McMahon (born July 6, 1966 in Collingwood, Ontario) is a Canadian politician, who was first elected to Toronto City Council in the 2010 city council election, she defeated Toronto City Council Speaker Sandra Bussin in Ward 32 (Beaches—East York).[1]


Born and raised in Collingwood, Ontario, she is the daughter of former Collingwood mayor Ron Emo. McMahon has a bachelor's degree in French literature from Carleton University in Ottawa. Since 1989, McMahon has resided in the Beaches - East York area.[2] She describes herself as a "fiscally conservative environmentalist."[3]

McMahon is former teacher of English as Second Language and later a community activist. McMahon worked at the environmental organization Live Green Toronto, founded the East Lynn Park Farmers' Market and is a member of Danforth East Community Association.[4]

Election results[edit]

2014 Toronto election, Ward 32
Candidate Votes[5]  %
Mary-Margaret McMahon (incumbent) 15,762 60.92
Sandra Bussin 4,552 17.59
Brian Graff 1,922 7.43
9 other candidates 3,639 14.06
Total 25,875 100.00

2010 Toronto election, Ward 32
Candidate Votes  %
Mary-Margaret McMahon 15,159 65.144%
Sandra Bussin (incumbent) 5,998 25.776%
Keith Begley 753 3.236%
Bruce Baker 477 2.05%
Brad Feraday 354 1.521%
Martin Gladstone 210 0.902%
Neil Sinclair 190 0.817%
Albert Castells 66 0.284%
Kieron Pope 63 0.271%
Total 23,270 100%

Official results.[6]


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