|Member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario|
|Preceded by||Sophia Aggelonitis|
|Born||1972 (age 41–42)
|Political party||New Democrat|
Taylor was born in east end of Hamilton and grew up in the city. She has worked as a waitress and most recently as administrative assistant to Hamilton City Councillor Scott Duvall. She lives with her partner Mike and her daughter.
In 2011 she ran as the New Democrat candidate in the riding of Hamilton Mountain. She beat incumbent Sophia Aggelonitis by 5,798 votes. As of 2011 she serves as the critic for children and youth services.
In 2012 she introduced a private member's bill that would have extended Ontario ombudsman's oversight to Children Aid Societies. The bill made it to second reading but the bill died when Premier Dalton McGuinty prorogued the house in September 2012.
|Ontario general election, 2011|
|New Democratic||Monique Taylor||20,492||45.2||+11.68|
|Progressive Conservative||Geordie Elms||8,641||19.0||-4.54|
|Family Coalition||Jim Enos||450||1.0||-0.06|
|Total valid votes||45,373||100.00|
|Source: Elections Ontario.|
- "Taylor in sensational upset". Hamilton Spectator. 6 October 2011.
- "Who is Monique Taylor?". Hamilton Spectator. 8 October 2011.
- Dreschel, Andrew (24 October 2011). "From dropout to Hamilton's new MPP: An optimistic politician who believes she can make change". The Spectator. p. A15.
- Walters, Joan (18 October 2012). "Hamilton MPPs watch, frustrated, as bills die after premier prorogues session". Hamilton Spectator.
- "Summary of Valid Ballots Cast for each Candidate: 2011" (PDF). Elections Ontario. p. 7. Retrieved 2012-10-13.
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