Chuck Porter (politician)
|Member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly
for Hants West
June 13, 2006
|Preceded by||Ron Russell|
|Born||Garnet Charles Porter
December 29, 1964
Progressive Conservative (2006–2014)
|Residence||Windsor, Nova Scotia|
Garnet Charles "Chuck" Porter (born December 29, 1964) is a Canadian politician. He represents the electoral district of Hants West in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly as a Liberal. He was a member of the Progressive Conservatives from 2006 to June 13, 2014, when he left the party to sit as an independent citing leadership as a factor in his decision. On February 17, 2016, Porter joined the Liberal caucus. Porter was re-elected in the 2017 election. In the past, Porter has served as a Councillor in the town of Windsor, Nova Scotia, as Chair of the Finance Committee. He also worked as a paramedic for 16 years before entering politics.
|Progressive Conservative||Chuck Porter||4,468||50.75|
|Liberal||Claude Sherman O'Hara||3,279||37.24|
|New Democratic Party||Brian Stephens||888||10.28|
|Progressive Conservative||Chuck Porter||3,364||37.24|
|New Democratic Party||Barbara Gallagher||2,401||26.58|
|Progressive Conservative||Chuck Porter||2969||34.6|
|New Democratic Party||Sean Bennett||2486||28.97|
- "Chuck Porter, former Progressive Conservative MLA, joins Liberals". CBC News. February 17, 2016. Retrieved 2016-02-17.
- "Chuck Porter leaves PC caucus, cites leadership as a factor". CBC News. June 13, 2014. Retrieved 2014-06-13.
- Chuck Porter, former Progressive Conservative MLA, joins Liberals CBC News
- "Hants West riding election results". Hants Journal. May 30, 2017. Retrieved 2017-05-31.
- "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-05-12. Retrieved 2014-05-09.
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