Gerard Greenan

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Gerard Greenan
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island for
Summerside-St. Eleanors
In office
June 12, 2007 – May 4, 2015
Preceded by Helen MacDonald
Succeeded by Tina Mundy
Personal details
Born 1950
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Political party Liberal
Residence Summerside

Gerard Greenan is a Canadian politician. He was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island in the 2007 provincial election. He represents the electoral district of Summerside-St. Eleanors and is a member of the Liberal Party. On June 12, 2007, he was appointed to the Executive Council of Prince Edward Island as Attorney General and Minister of Education.[1][2] In an April 2008 cabinet shuffle, he was styled Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development.[3] Greenan was dropped from cabinet in January 2010.[4]

On January 23, 2015, Greenan announced he would not seek re-election in the 2015 election.[5]

Election results[edit]

Prince Edward Island general election, 2007: Summerside-St. Eleanors
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Gerard Greenan 1,697 54.36 +9.06
Progressive Conservative Brent Gallant 1,228 39.33 −12.23
Green Stuart Smith 86 2.75
New Democratic Paulette Halupa 77 2.47 −0.68
Independent John W. A. Curtis 34 1.09
Total valid votes 3,122 100.0  
Liberal gain from Progressive Conservative Swing +10.64
Prince Edward Island general election, 2011: Summerside-St. Eleanors
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Gerard Greenan 1,426 51.76 −2.60
Progressive Conservative Merlin Cormier 1,037 37.64 −1.69
New Democratic Paulette Halupa 147 5.34 +2.87
Green Caleb Adams 145 5.26 +2.51
Total valid votes 2,755 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing −0.46

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Prince Edward Island Cabinet Appointed". Government of Prince Edward Island. June 12, 2007. Retrieved 2016-06-08. 
  2. ^ "Greenan faces double duty with education and as attorney general". Journal Pioneer. June 13, 2007. Retrieved 2016-06-08. 
  3. ^ "Ghiz makes shifts in government departments". The Guardian. April 3, 2008. Retrieved 2016-06-08. 
  4. ^ "Ghiz shuffles cabinet". CBC News. January 13, 2010. Retrieved 2016-06-08. 
  5. ^ "Four Liberal MLAs not running in next P.E.I. election". The Guardian. January 23, 2015. Retrieved 2016-06-08.