|Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Beaches—East York
May 30, 2011
|Preceded by||Maria Minna|
December 10, 1964 |
|Political party||New Democratic Party|
|Profession||Economist, policy analyst|
Matthew Kellway (born December 10, 1964) is a Canadian politician, who was elected as a New Democratic Party Member of Parliament for Beaches—East York in the 2011 Canadian federal election. He defeated 18-year incumbent Maria Minna by a margin of more than 5,000 votes.
Kellway has a B.A. (Hons.) in political science from Queen's University and a Master of Industrial Relations degree from the University of Toronto. He worked as an economist and as a policy analyst with the Society of Energy Professionals. He was co-chair of the Toronto Energy Coalition, and chair of the St. John Catholic School Parent Council.
In 2011, Kellway was elected in the Beaches—East York riding. He defeated longtime Liberal incumbent Maria Minna by 5,309 votes. As a member of the official opposition he has been appointed as critic for military procurement.
|Canadian federal election, 2011|
|New Democratic||Matthew Kellway||20,240||41.6%||+9.5%|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||48,604||–||–|
|Total rejected ballots||–||–||–|
- "Beaches-East York Canada Votes 2011". CBC News. 2011-05-02.
- Winsa, Patty (2011-05-02). "NDP wins Beaches East York from Liberal Maria Minna". Toronto Star.
- "Beaches-East York: Q & A of the riding's top contenders". Inside Toronto (East York Mirror). 2011-04-27.
- Lameira, Phil (2011-05-18). "Kellway looks forward to helping out in Ottawa". Beach Metro Community News.
- Lavoie, Joanna (2011-05-04). "BEACHES-EAST YORK: Liberals lose 18-year stronghold". Inside Toronto (East York Mirror).
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