Kevin Murphy (Canadian politician)
|Speaker of the House of Assembly of Nova Scotia|
October 24, 2013
|Lieutenant Governor||John J. Grant
Arthur J. LeBlanc
|Preceded by||Gordie Gosse|
|Member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly
for Eastern Shore
October 8, 2013
|Preceded by||Sid Prest|
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Kevin Murphy (born 1970 in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia) is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly in the 2013 provincial election. A member of the Nova Scotia Liberal Party, he represents the electoral district of Eastern Shore. On October 24, 2013, Murphy was elected Speaker of the House of Assembly of Nova Scotia.
Murphy owns Shop the Shore, a community and business publication. He is disabled and has been using a wheelchair since he was 14 years old, the injury occurred during a hockey game.
|Nova Scotia general election, 2017|
|Progressive Conservative||Patricia Auchnie||2,024||30.20||+10.20|
|New Democratic||Devin Ashley||1,780||26.56||-0.45|
|Total valid votes||6,701||100.00|
|Total rejected ballots||22||0.33||-0.59|
|New Democratic Party||Sid Prest||1,922||27.01|
|Progressive Conservative||Steve Brine||1,423||20.00|
- Lyle Carter. (November 23, 2012). "Serious injury changed visiting GM's life". Truro Daily News. Retrieved 2015-05-03.
- "Nova Scotia votes: Riding-by-riding results for Halifax region". Metro, October 8, 2013.
- "N.S. legislature elects first paraplegic to serve as Speaker". CTV News. October 24, 2013. Retrieved 2014-11-11.
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