James Rodd

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This article is about the Canadian politician. For the British diplomat, see Rennell Rodd, 1st Baron Rennell. For the Australian politician, see James Rodd (Australian politician).
James Rodd
Leader of the New Democratic Party of Prince Edward Island
In office
November 2007 – October 13, 2012
Preceded by Dean Constable
Succeeded by Mike Redmond
Personal details
Political party New Democratic Party
Profession farmer

James Rodd was the leader of the New Democratic Party of Prince Edward Island from November 2007 when he was selected as interim leader at the party's annual general meeting following the resignation of Dean Constable. Rodd was ratified as leader at a leadership convention held on April 4, 2009.

Rodd, an organic farmer, was a candidate for the district of Borden-Kinkora in the 2003 provincial election and in York-Oyster Bed in the 2007 provincial election and the 2011 provincial election. Rodd is also past president of the Island NDP. He announced his intention to resign as leader of the party on February 8, 2012.[1] and was succeeded as party leader by Mike Redmond in October of that year, upon his resignation.[2]