|Ben T. Jessome
|Member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly
for Hammonds Plains-Lucasville
October 8, 2013
|Preceded by||Riding Established|
|Born||October 22, 1986|
Ben T. Jessome (born October 22, 1986) is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly in the 2013 provincial election. A member of the Nova Scotia Liberal Party, he represents the electoral district of Hammonds Plains-Lucasville.
Early life and education
Jessome, attended Hammonds Plains Consolidated School, Madeline Symonds Middle School and Charles P. Allen High School. He graduated from Hebron Academy in 2006. In 2011, Jessome completed a bachelor's degree in recreation management from Acadia University. While at Acadia, Jessome was elected President of the Students’ Union, was a member of the University Board of Governors and Senate, and represented the interests of his constituents to the provincial and national governments, as a delegate with the Alliance of Nova Scotia Student Associations (now Students Nova Scotia) and the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations.
In May 2013, Jessome successfully ran for the Liberal nomination in the riding of Hammonds Plains-Lucasville. He was elected in the 2013 provincial election. Currently Jessome is Vice Chair of the Private & Local Bills Committee. He is a member of the Veterans Affairs Committee. Jessome is also a member of the economic Development and Human Resources Committee, with a focus on Youth Employment strategies.
|Liberal||Ben T. Jessome||3,402||52.24||N/A|
|New Democratic Party||Peter Lund||1,583||24.31||N/A|
|Progressive Conservative||Gina Byrne||1,423||21.85||N/A|
- Ben Jessome on Twitter: @ohanleyjk thanks Julia :) Twitter
- "Nova Scotia votes: Riding-by-riding results for Halifax region". Metro. Halifax. October 8, 2013. Retrieved February 6, 2017.
- "Alum Spotlight: Ben Jessome '06 (Nova Scotia MLA)". Hebron Today. March 21, 2014. Retrieved February 6, 2017.
- "MLA biography". The Nova Scotia Legislature. Retrieved February 6, 2017.
- "Ben Jessome biography". Nova Scotia Liberal Party. Retrieved February 6, 2017.
- "Liberals nominate Hammonds Plains-Lucasville candidate". The Chronicle Herald. May 11, 2013. Retrieved February 6, 2017.
- "Metro Halifax ridings turn Liberal red". The Chronicle Herald. October 8, 2013. Retrieved February 6, 2017.
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