Leo Glavine

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Leo Glavine
MLA for Kings West
Assumed office
2003
Preceded by Jon Carey
Personal details
Political party Liberal
Residence North Kingston, Nova Scotia
Occupation Teacher

Leo Glavine is a Canadian politician. He represents the electoral district of Kings West in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly. He is a member of the Liberals.

Glavine worked for 30 years as a public school teacher and high school administrator. He is married and has three sons.

Political career[edit]

Glavine ran for the Liberal nomination in the riding of Kings West in 2003. He was elected in the 2003 provincial election[1] and subsequently re-elected in the 2006,[2] 2009[3] and 2013 provincial elections.[4]

On October 22, 2013, Glavine was appointed to the Executive Council of Nova Scotia where he serves as Minister of Health and Wellness, Minister of Seniors and the Chair of the Senior Citizens’ Secretariat.[5]

Electoral record[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     Liberal Leo Glavine 5,890 74.31 +13.46
     Progressive Conservative Jody Alan Frowley 1,275 16.09 -4.22
     New Democratic Party Robert K. (Bob) Landry 603 7.61 -9.42
Green Barbara G. Lake 158 1.99 +0.18
Nova Scotia general election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     Liberal Leo Glavine 4,996 60.85
     Progressive Conservative Chris Palmer 1,668 20.31
     New Democratic Party Carol Tobin 1,398 17.03
Green Nistal Prem de Boer 149 1.81
Nova Scotia general election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     Liberal Leo Glavine 3940 46.67
     Progressive Conservative John Prall 2801 33.18
     New Democratic Party Greg Hubbert 1590 18.83
Green Nistal Prem de Boer 112 1.33
Nova Scotia general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     Liberal Leo Glavine 3045 36.91
     Progressive Conservative Jon Carey 2935 35.58
     New Democratic Party Greg Hubbert 2269 27.51

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Returns of General Election for the House of Assembly 2003 (Kings West)" (PDF). Elections Nova Scotia. 2003. Retrieved 2014-10-14. 
  2. ^ "Returns of General Election for the House of Assembly 2006 (Kings West)" (PDF). Elections Nova Scotia. 2006. Retrieved 2014-10-14. 
  3. ^ "Bishop's Falls native re-elected in Nova Scotia". Advertiser. June 15, 2009. Retrieved 2014-10-14. 
  4. ^ "Glavine celebrates fourth win". The Register/Advertiser. October 8, 2013. Retrieved 2014-10-14. 
  5. ^ "Premier Stephen McNeil welcomes 16-member cabinet". CBC News. October 22, 2013. Retrieved 2014-10-14. 

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