Bob Simpson (British Columbia politician)
|Member of the British Columbia Legislative Assembly
for Cariboo North
May 17, 2005 – May 14, 2013
|Preceded by||John Wilson|
|Succeeded by||Coralee Oakes|
|Born||1956/1957 (age 59–60)
|Political party||New Democrat → Independent|
He was a member of the British Columbia New Democratic Party. He was removed from caucus on October 7, 2010, for public dissent regarding Carole James, former leader of the New Democratic Party of British Columbia, and subsequently sat in the legislature as an Independent MLA.
On February 7, 2013, Simpson joined with Delta South MLA Vicki Huntington and Abbotsford South MLA John van Dongen to present a six-point agenda for democratic reform, including changes to B.C.’s electoral finance law and the Election Act.
Simpson announced June 20, he would be running for Mayor in Quesnel, BC
- A solitary man; Kicked out of the NDP caucus after criticizing leader Carole James, MLA Bob Simpson is now an independent in a party of one. Not that he minds Ward, DougView Profile. The Vancouver Sun [Vancouver, B.C] 23 Oct 2010: C.1.
- "Links | Bob Simpson - My Life Abbreviated". Bobsimpsonmla.ca. 2010-05-15. Retrieved 2014-06-13.
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