Steve Clark (politician)

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Steve Clark
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario
Incumbent
Assumed office
2010
Preceded by Bob Runciman
Constituency Leeds—Grenville
Personal details
Political party Progressive Conservative
Residence Brockville, Ontario

Steve Clark is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in a by-election on March 4, 2010.[1] He represents the riding of Leeds—Grenville as a member of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario. He currently serves as the Opposition House Leader.

Prior to his election as an MPP, Clark served as mayor of Brockville from 1982 to 1991.[1] First elected at age 22, he was the youngest mayor in Canada at the time.[2] He later worked as a journalist for the Brockville Recorder and Times, as an administrative assistant to Bob Runciman, and as the chief administrative officer of the township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands.[3]

Electoral record[edit]

Ontario general election, 2014: Leeds—Grenville
** Preliminary results — Not yet official **
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Progressive Conservative Steve Clark 23,201 55.97 -7.63
Liberal Christine Milks 8,500 20.51 +3.08
New Democratic David Lundy 7,219 17.42 +2.19
Green Stephen Bowering 2,054 4.96 +1.51
Libertarian Harold Gabriel 476 1.15  
Total valid votes 41,450 100.0   +8.43
Progressive Conservative hold Swing -5.35
Ontario general election, 2011: Leeds—Grenville
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Progressive Conservative Steve Clark 24,314 63.60 -3.08 $ 52,598.00
Liberal Ray Heffernan 6,663 17.43 -2.65 17,512.99
New Democratic David Lundy 5,822 15.23 +10.12 13,274.26
Green Charlie Taylor 1,319 3.45 -4.22 3,731.20
Socialist Lance Fulsom 111 0.29   0.00
Total valid votes / Expense limit 38,229 100.0   +37.72 $ 90,198.43
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 155 0.40 +0.09
Turnout 38,384 50.64 +14.03
Eligible voters 75,797   -0.34
Progressive Conservative hold Swing -0.22
Ontario provincial by-election, March 4, 2010: Leeds—Grenville
Resignation of Bob Runciman
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Progressive Conservative Steve Clark 18,510 66.68 +10.44 $ 27,511.00
Liberal Stephen Mazurek 5,573 20.08 -8.59 65,190.41
Green Neil Kudrinko 2,130 7.67 +0.49 14,799.66
New Democratic Steve Armstrong 1,417 5.10 -1.87 17,118.89
Libertarian Anthony Giles 129 0.46   297.56
Total valid votes 27,759 100.0   -39.61
Total rejected ballots 87 0.31 -0.07
Turnout 27,846 36.61 -24.57
Eligible voters 76,053   +5.35

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "McGuinty Liberals win narrow victory in Ottawa by-election". The Globe and Mail, March 4, 2010.
  2. ^ "Former politician scores upset win in Hamilton vote". The Globe and Mail, November 9, 1982.
  3. ^ "Steven Clark named new CAO of TLTI". Gananoque Reporter, July 14, 2009.

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