Brad Trivers

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Brad Trivers

Member of the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island for
Assumed office
May 4, 2015
Preceded byCarolyn Bertram
Personal details
Political partyProgressive Conservative
ResidenceNew Glasgow, Prince Edward Island

Brad Trivers is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island in the 2015 provincial election.[1] He will represent the electoral district of Rustico-Emerald as a member of the Progressive Conservative Party.[1]

He was previously the party's candidate in the same district for the 2011 election, losing to incumbent MLA Carolyn Bertram.[2]

Prior to his election to the legislature, Trivers and his wife Karen ran an information technology consulting business in New Glasgow.[3] He is a graduate of the University of Waterloo.[3]

Trivers was defeated for the leadership of the Progressive Conservative Party, in 2017 by James Aylward.[4][5]

Electoral record[edit]

Prince Edward Island general election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Brad Trivers 1,585 47.23 +2.91
Liberal Bertha Campbell 1,152 34.33 -15.17
Green Marianne Janowicz 325 9.68 +3.50
New Democratic Leah-Jane Hayward 294 8.76
Total valid votes 3,356 100.0  
Progressive Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +9.04


  1. ^ a b "Few options for PC leader following loss". The Guardian, May 6, 2015.
  2. ^ "Rustico-Emerald expected to see tight Liberal-PC fight". CBC News, April 29, 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Brad Trivers seeking PC nod in District 18". The Guardian, January 20, 2015.
  4. ^ "Brad Trivers leadership race - Google Search". Retrieved 2018-09-20.
  5. ^ "Brad Trivers says he's the best person to lead P.E.I. PC Party | CBC News". CBC. Retrieved 2018-09-20.
  6. ^ Elections Prince Edward Island (4 May 2015). "Provincial General Election - Unofficial Results 2015-05-04". Archived from the original on 2015-05-05. Retrieved 5 May 2015.