Ed Holder

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The Honourable
Edwin Anthony Holder
PC
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for London West
In office
October 14, 2008 – October 19, 2015
Preceded by Sue Barnes
Succeeded by Kate Young
Personal details
Born (1954-07-14) July 14, 1954 (age 62)
Toronto, Ontario
Political party Conservative
Spouse(s) Judite Holder
Residence London, Ontario, Canada

Edwin A. Holder, PC, (born July 14, 1954) is a Canadian politician, who was elected to represent the electoral district of London West in the 2008 Canadian federal election and was re-elected on May 2, 2011. He is a member of the Conservative Party.

On March 19, 2014, Holder was appointed Minister of State (Science and Technology)[1] and sworn in as a member of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada.[2]

On October 19, 2015, Holder was defeated in the Canadian federal election, losing in the riding of London West to Kate Young.

Electoral record[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Kate Young 31,167 45.8 +19.07
Conservative Ed Holder 24,306 35.3 -9.77
New Democratic Matthew Rowlinson 10,087 14.8 -10.62
Green Dimitri Lascaris 1,918 2.8 +0.12
Libertarian Jacques Y. Boudreau 732 1.1
Communist Michael Lewis 87 0.1
Total valid votes/Expense limit 68,027 100.0     $234,017.17
Total rejected ballots 286
Turnout 68,313 73.9%
Eligible voters 92,326
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing +14.42
Source: Elections Canada[3][4]
Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Ed Holder 27,673 44.50% +5.41%
Liberal Doug Ferguson 16,652 26.78% -8.63%
New Democratic Peter Ferguson 16,109 25.90% +11.33%
Green Brad Arthur Corbett 1,688 2.71% -7.04%
United Rod Morley 66 0.11% +0.11%
Total valid votes 100.00%
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Conservative Ed Holder 22556 39.09%
Liberal Sue Barnes 20435 35.42%
New Democratic Peter Ferguson 8409 14.57%
Green Monica Jarabek 5601 9.71%
Progressive Canadian Steve Hunter 443 0.77%
Christian Heritage Leslie Bartley 253 0.44%
Total valid votes
Total rejected ballots
Turnout  %

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