James Maloney (Canadian politician)

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James Maloney
MP
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Etobicoke—Lakeshore
Assumed office
October 19, 2015
Preceded byBernard Trottier
Toronto City Councillor for Ward 5 (Etobicoke—Lakeshore)
In office
July 7, 2014 – November 30, 2014
Preceded byPeter Milczyn
Succeeded byJustin Di Ciano
Personal details
BornThunder Bay, Ontario[1]
Political partyLiberal Party of Canada
ResidenceEtobicoke, Ontario
Alma materUniversity of Windsor
University of Wales, Cardiff
Bishop's University
ProfessionLawyer

James Maloney MP is a Canadian lawyer and politician, who was elected to the House of Commons of Canada in the 2015 election.[2] He represents the electoral district of Etobicoke—Lakeshore as a member of the Liberal Party caucus.[2]

Prior to his election, Maloney worked as a lawyer with Hughes Amys LLP,[2] and as president of the Liberal Party's electoral district association in Etobicoke—Lakeshore.[3]

He was campaign manager for Toronto City Councillor Mark Grimes in the 2010 municipal election,[4] and was later appointed to city council in 2014 to represent Ward 5 (Etobicoke—Lakeshore) as interim councillor following the resignation of Peter Milczyn from the council.[4]

Maloney has law degrees from the University of Windsor and University of Wales, Cardiff, as well as a BA from Bishop's University.[1]

Electoral record[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal James Maloney 34,638 53.7 Increase18.61
Conservative Bernard Trottier 20,932 32.4 Decrease7.83
New Democratic Phil Trotter 7,030 10.9 Decrease9.4
Green Angela Salewsky 1,507 2.3 Decrease1.72
Animal Alliance Liz White 233 0.4
Marxist–Leninist Janice Murray 168 0.3 Decrease0.05
Total valid votes/Expense limit 64,508 100.0     $231,726.75
Total rejected ballots 307 0.47 Increase0.03
Turnout 64,815 70.37 Increase6.35
Eligible voters 92,100
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing Increase13.22
Source: Elections Canada[5][6]

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