Ben Lobb

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Benjamin T. Lobb
MP
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Huron—Bruce
Assumed office
October 14, 2008
Preceded by Paul Steckle
Chair of the Standing Committee on
Health
In office
November 18, 2013 – August 2, 2015
Minister Rona Ambrose
Preceded by Joy Smith
Personal details
Born (1976-09-10) September 10, 1976 (age 40)
Huron, Ontario
Political party Conservative

Benjamin T. Lobb (born September 10, 1976) is a Canadian politician, who was elected to represent the electoral district of Huron—Bruce in the 2008 Canadian federal election. He was re-elected in the 2011 Canadian federal election. He is a member of the Conservative Party.

Mr. Lobb is the Conservative Party candidate for the riding of Huron—Bruce in the 2015 Canadian federal election.

On October 16, 2013, he became Chair of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health and a member of Veterans Affairs Standing Committee. Ben is the former chair of the Government Auto Caucus, a member of the Rural, Mining, Housing and Nuclear Caucus. He has also been a member of the standing committee on Human Resources, Skills, Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities, Public Safety and National Security and Agriculture and Agri-Food.[1]

Electoral record[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Ben Lobb 26,174 44.94 -10.01
Liberal Allan Thompson 23,129 39.71 +23.21
New Democratic Gerard Creces 7,544 12.95 -12.39
Green Jutta Splettstoesser 1,398 2.40 -0.33
Total valid votes/Expense limit 58,245 100.00   $214,719.74
Total rejected ballots 232 0.40
Turnout 58,477 72.77
Eligible voters 80,355
Conservative hold Swing -16.61
Source: Elections Canada[2][3]
Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Ben Lobb 29,255 54.95 +10.1
New Democratic Grant Robertson 13,493 25.34 +10.3
Liberal Charlie Bagnato 8,784 16.50 -16.5
Green Eric Shelley 1,455 2.73 -2.6
Independent Dennis Valenta 254 0.48 0.0
Total valid votes 53,241 100.0
Total rejected ballots 247 0.5
Turnout 53,488 68.8
Eligible voters 77,743
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Ben Lobb 22,202 44.8 +6.8 $59,966
Liberal Greg McClinchey 16,346 33.0 -5.0 $74,928
New Democratic Tony McQuail 7,426 15.0 -1.3 $37,499
Green Glen Smith 2,617 5.3 +1.9
Christian Heritage Dave Joslin 747 1.5 -0.4 $5,359
Independent Dennis Valenta 242 0.5 0.0 $3,622
Total valid votes/Expense limit 49,580 100.0 $83,704
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Paul Steckle 21,260 39.8 -10.0
Conservative Ben Lobb 20,289 38.0 +6.9
New Democratic Grant Robertson 8,696 16.3 3.2
Green Victoria Serda 1,829 3.4 +0.4
Christian Heritage Dave Joslin 1,019 1.9 0.0
Independent Dennis Valenta 270 0.5
Total valid votes 53,363 100.0

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