Bob Bailey (politician)

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Bob Bailey
Member of the Ontario Provincial Parliament
for Sarnia—Lambton
Assumed office
October 10, 2007
Preceded by Caroline Di Cocco
Personal details
Born 1951 (age 66–67)
Petrolia, Ontario
Political party Progressive Conservative
Occupation Contractor
Portfolio Deputy opposition whip (2011-2014)

Robert Bailey (born c. 1951) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. He is a Progressive Conservatives member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario representing the riding of Sarnia—Lambton. He has been an MPP since 2007.


Bailey was born in Petrolia, Ontario in the township of Enniskillen. He worked as a contract coordinator for Nova Chemicals in Sarnia.[1]


Prior to entering provincial politics, Bailey served as a councillor for Eniskillen Township. In 2007 he ran in the 2007 provincial election for the Progressive Conservatives party. He defeated Liberal incumbent Caroline Di Cocco by 3,702 votes.[2] He was re-elected in 2011 and again in 2014.[3][4]

Bailey has served as critic for a number of areas including Labour and Training. As of 2014 he is the critic for Natural Resources. From 2011 to 2014 he served as Deputy Opposition Whip.

Election record[edit]

Ontario general election, 2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Conservative Bob Bailey 16,145 38.3 +7.31
Liberal Caroline Di Cocco 12,443 29.4 -18.14
New Democratic Barb Millitt 11,349 26.8 +9.85
Green Tim van Bodegom 2,376 5.6 +1.90


  1. ^ Kula, Tyler (June 12, 2014). "Tory Bob Bailey wins Sarnia-Lambton seat for third time". London Free Press. QMI Agency. 
  2. ^ "Summary of Valid Ballots Cast for Each Candidate" (PDF). Elections Ontario. October 10, 2007. p. 13 (xxii). Retrieved 2014-03-02. 
  3. ^ "Summary of Valid Ballots Cast for Each Candidate" (PDF). Elections Ontario. October 6, 2011. p. 15. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 30, 2013. Retrieved 2014-03-02. 
  4. ^ "General Election by District: Sarnia—Lambton". Elections Ontario. June 12, 2014. Archived from the original on 2014-06-14. 

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