Marwan Tabbara

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Marwan Tabbara
Marwan Tabbara.jpeg
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Kitchener South—Hespeler
Assumed office
October 19, 2015
Preceded by District Created
Personal details
Born (1984-08-23) August 23, 1984 (age 33)[1]
Beirut, Lebanon
Nationality Canadian
Political party Liberal
Residence Kitchener, Ontario
Alma mater University of Guelph

Marwan Rached Tabbara is a Canadian politician, who was elected to represent the riding of Kitchener South—Hespeler in the House of Commons of Canada in the Canadian federal election, 2015.[2]

Early life[edit]

Marwan Tabbara was born in Beirut, Lebanon on August 23, 1984. Four years later, his family immigrated to Canada to flee the ongoing Lebanese Civil War.[3]

After receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Government from the University of Guelph, Tabbara took several construction jobs in the summer before working at the Frito Lay plant in Cambridge, where he worked as a line technician. He also worked as a field supervisor for a management company doing quality control work within the automotive industry.[3]

Electoral record[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Marwan Tabbara 20,215 42.3 +23.38 $68,757.73
Conservative Marian Gagné 17,544 36.7 -14.49 $96,904.47
New Democratic Lorne Bruce 7,440 15.6 -10.16
Green David Weber 1,767 3.7 -0.3 $2,785.51
Libertarian Nathan Lajeunesse 772 1.6 $2,129.83
Marxist–Leninist Elaine Baetz 91 0.2
Total valid votes/Expense limit 47,829 100.0   $205,534.07
Total rejected ballots 259 0.5
Turnout 48,088 66.4
Eligible voters 72,359
Liberal notional gain from Conservative Swing +18.93%
Source: Elections Canada[4][5]


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