Frank Scarpitti

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Frank Scarpitti
Frank Scarpitti December 2014.jpg
7th Mayor of Markham
Assumed office
Preceded by Don Cousens
5th Mayor of Markham
In office
Preceded by Tony Roman
Succeeded by Don Cousens
Personal details
Born 1960
Residence Markham

Frank Scarpitti is the mayor of the city of Markham, in Ontario, Canada.

Scarpitti was born in Ontario in 1960. and moved to Markham from Toronto in 1965.[1] He is married and has three children.[2]

Scarpitti was appointed mayor from 1992 to 1994 following the death of Tony Roman, but was defeated by Don Cousens in the 1994 municipal election. He subsequently worked as broadcaster with CFMT in Toronto during his absence from politics from 1994 to 1997.

Scarpitti has served various roles in municipal politics as York Region Councillor (1985–1997), Budget Chief (2003–2006) and Deputy Mayor (1991–1992, 1997–2006). He was elected in 2006 as mayor to replace Don Cousens who has since retired. He was re-elected in 2010 with 85% of the vote. He was re-elected again in 2014 with almost 71% of the vote.

Scarpitti has also served on various town committees, including:

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