Kevin Parsons (politician)

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Kevin Parsons
Member of the Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly
for Cape St. Francis
Assumed office
August 27, 2008
Preceded by Jack Byrne
Mayor of Flatrock, NL
In office
Personal details
Born 1961
Flatrock, Newfoundland and Labrador
Political party Progressive Conservative
Children Nicole Parsons
David Parsons
Residence Flatrock
Alma mater College of the North Atlantic
Profession Technician
Religion Roman Catholic

Kevin Parsons, Jr. MHA, (born 1961) is a Canadian politician from Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. He currently serves as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Business, Tourism, Culture and Rural Development. Parsons has represented the electoral district of Cape St. Francis in the Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly since 2008.

A member of the Progressive Conservative Party, Parsons was elected in a by-election on August 27, 2008, following the death of longtime Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly and former cabinet minister Jack Byrne.[1] His father Kevin Sr. represented the district from 1986 and 1993.

Parson also served as mayor of Flatrock from 2005 till his election as MHA in 2008.

Electoral record[edit]

Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Prog. Conservative Kevin Parsons 4,132 59.38 -9.59
     NDP Geoff Gallant 2,623 37.69 +14.29
     Liberal Joy Buckle 204 2.93 -4.7
By-Election - August 27, 2008
Death of Jack Byrne
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Prog. Conservative Kevin Parsons 2,865 68.97% -8.86
     NDP Kathleen Connors 972 23.40% +12.78
     Liberal Tonia Power-Mercer 317 7.63% -3.91
Total 4,154


  1. ^ "Tories sweep Newfoundland and Labrador byelections". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. 28 August 2008. Retrieved 21 August 2011. 

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