Cathy McLeod

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Cathy McLeod

Cathy McLeod - Kamloops Chamber of Commerce - 2017 (37046047865) (cropped).jpg
McLeod in 2017
Official Opposition Critic for Indigenous & Northern Affairs
Assumed office
20 November 2015
LeaderRona Ambrose
Preceded byNiki Ashton
Member of Parliament
for Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo
Assumed office
14 October 2008
Preceded byBetty Hinton
Personal details
Born (1957-06-12) 12 June 1957 (age 63)
Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Political partyConservative
ResidenceKamloops, British Columbia, Canada
Professionnurse, administrator

Cathy McLeod MP (born 12 June 1957) is a Canadian politician, who was elected to represent the electoral district of Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo in the 2008 Canadian federal election. She is a member of the Conservative Party.[1]

Biography[edit]

McLeod was born in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.[1]

In 1981, McLeod completed training from the University of Western Ontario as a registered nurse, practicing for some years thereafter.[2]

McLeod was a municipal politician in Pemberton, British Columbia, serving as a town councillor from 1993 to 1996 and then as mayor from 1996 to 1999, before moving to Kamloops, where she worked as a nurse and a health care administrator.[1][2]

In 2008, McLeod was elected Member of Parliament for the Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo riding.[1] She was re-elected in the 2011 federal election with 52% of the riding's vote.[3]

On 30 January 2011, she became Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Revenue. On 19 September 2013, she became Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Labour and for Western Economic Diversification.[4]

Electoral record[edit]

2019 Canadian federal election: Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Cathy McLeod 32,415 44.7 +9.45
Liberal Terry Lake 19,716 27.2 -3.21
New Democratic Cynthia Egli 9,936 13.7 -17.07
Green Iain Currie 8,789 12.1 +8.53
People's Ken Finlayson 1,132 1.6 -
Animal Protection Kira Cheeseborough 321 0.4 -
Communist Peter Kerek 144 0.2 -
Total valid votes/Expense limit 72,453 100.0
Total rejected ballots 311
Turnout 72,764 70.8
Eligible voters 102,759
Conservative hold Swing +6.33
Source: Elections Canada[5][6]
2015 Canadian federal election: Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Cathy McLeod 24,595 35.25 -17.04 $151,162.59
New Democratic Bill Sundhu 21,466 30.77 -6.17 $153,060.21
Liberal Steve Powrie 21,215 30.41 +25.05 $38,402.70
Green Matt Greenwood 2,489 3.57 -1.52 $1,761.67
Total valid votes/Expense limit 69,765 100.00   $271,469.66
Total rejected ballots 174 0.25
Turnout 69,939 73.35
Eligible voters 95,347
Conservative hold Swing -5.43
Source: Elections Canada[7][8][9]
2011 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Cathy McLeod 29,682 52.24 +6.08
New Democratic Michael Crawford 20,983 36.93 +1.04
Liberal Murray Todd 3,026 5.33 -4.51
Green Donovan Grube Cavers 2,932 5.16 -2.95
Christian Heritage Christopher Kempling 191 0.34
Total valid votes 56,814 100.0  
Total rejected ballots 164 0.3 ±0
Turnout 56,978 63.3 +1.2
Eligible voters 89,964
Conservative hold Swing +2.52
2008 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Cathy McLeod 25,209 46.16 +6.89 $82,161
New Democratic Michael Crawford 19,601 35.89 +5.11 $74,451
Liberal Ken Sommerfeld 5,375 9.84 -15.38 $61,963
Green Donovan Grube Cavers 4,430 8.11 +3.39 $1,996
Total valid votes/Expense limit 54,615 100.0     $107,718
Total rejected ballots 137 0.3 +0.1
Total votes 54,752 62.0 +1
Conservative hold Swing +0.89

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Canada Votes 2011: Kamloops - Thompson - Cariboo". CBC News. 2011. Retrieved 22 March 2012.
  2. ^ a b Conservative Party of Canada (2009). About Cathy. Retrieved on 2009-10-03 from http://www.cathymcleod.ca/EN/about_cathy/ Archived 24 November 2009 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Hall, Sandy (2 May 2011). "Cathy McLeod re-elected". CFJC-TV. Archived from the original on 22 July 2012. Retrieved 22 March 2012.
  4. ^ http://www.parl.gc.ca/Parliamentarians/en/members/Cathy-McLeod(59265)/Roles
  5. ^ "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved 4 October 2019.
  6. ^ "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved 16 November 2019.
  7. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo, 30 September 2015
  8. ^ Official Voting Results - Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo
  9. ^ "Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates". Archived from the original on August 15, 2015.

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