Lisa Thompson

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Lisa Thompson
Ontario MPP
Incumbent
Assumed office
2011
Preceded by Carol Mitchell
Constituency Huron—Bruce
Personal details
Born 1965 (age 49–50)
Wingham, Ontario
Political party Progressive Conservative
Spouse(s) Dennis Thompson
Residence Teeswater, Ontario
Occupation Goat cooperative manager

Lisa Thompson (born c. 1965) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. She is a Progressive Conservative member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario who represents the riding of Huron—Bruce. She has been an MPP since 2011.

Background[edit]

Thompson was born in Wingham, Ontario. She went to University of Guelph where she obtained a degree in public administration and consumer economics. She worked as the manager of a goat cooperative. She lives in Teeswater, Ontario with her husband Dennis and three step-children.[1][2]

Politics[edit]

Thompson ran in the 2011 provincial election as the Progressive Conservative candidate in the riding of Huron—Bruce. She defeated Liberal incumbent Carol Mitchell by 4,479 votes.[3][1] She was re-elected in the 2014 provincial election defeating Liberal candidate Colleen Schenk by 3,882 votes.[4]

She is the party's critic for Environment and Climate Change.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Dale Carruthers (12 October 2011). "Thompson brings rural experience". The London Free Press. 
  2. ^ "Meet Lisa". Retrieved 21 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "Summary of Valid Ballots Cast for Each Candidate" (PDF). Elections Ontario. October 6, 2011. p. 7. Retrieved 2014-03-02. 
  4. ^ "General Election by District: Huron-Bruce". Elections Ontario. June 12, 2014. 

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