Ian Wishart (politician)

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The Honourable
Ian Wishart
MLA
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba for Portage la Prairie
Assumed office
October 4, 2011
Preceded by David Faurschou
Personal details
Born c. 1954 (age 62–63)
Political party Progressive Conservative

Ian Wishart (born c. 1954) is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba in the 2011 election.[1][2] He represents the electoral district of Portage la Prairie as a member of the Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba caucus.[3]

Wishart was re-elected in the 2016 election.[4] On May 3, 2016, he was appointed to the Executive Council of Manitoba as Minister of Education and Training.[5][6]

Electoral record[edit]

Manitoba general election, 2011: Portage la Prairie
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
     Progressive Conservative Ian Wishart 3,566 52.24
New Democratic James Kostuchuk 2,689 39.39
Liberal Michelle Cudmore-Armstrong 571 8.37
Total valid votes
Rejected and declined ballots
Turnout
Electors on the lists

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.portageonline.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=19610&Itemid=468
  2. ^ "Manitoba Votes 2011: Portage la Prairie". CBC News. October 4, 2011. Retrieved May 19, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Clash of colours". Winnipeg Free Press. October 5, 2011. Retrieved May 19, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Local PC candidates part of provincial sweep". The Headliner. Winnipeg Free Press. April 25, 2016. Retrieved May 19, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Brian Pallister sworn in as Manitoba premier". CBC News. May 3, 2016. Retrieved May 19, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Meet Manitoba's new government cabinet members". CBC News. May 3, 2016. Retrieved May 19, 2016. 

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