|Member of the Ontario Provincial Parliament
October 6, 2011
|Preceded by||Mike Brown|
|Political party||New Democrat|
|Residence||Elliot Lake, Ontario|
Prior to his election, he was a staffer in the riding office of Carol Hughes, the federal Member of Parliament for Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing. He lives in Elliot Lake, Ontario with his wife Pauline and their two sons.
Mantha ran in the 2011 provincial election as the New Democratic candidate in the riding of Algoma—Manitoulin. He defeated Liberal incumbent Mike Brown by 4,188 votes. He was re-elected in the 2014 provincial election defeating Liberal candidate Craig Hughson by 7,668 votes.
He is the party's critic for Northern Development and Mines and for Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation.
- Russell, Rosalind (October 4, 2011). "Provincial Election this Thursday - time to vote". Mid-North Monitor.
- "Summary of Valid Ballots Cast for Each Candidate" (PDF). Elections Ontario. October 6, 2011. p. 1. Retrieved 2014-03-02.
- "NDP's Mantha wins Algoma-Manitoulin". Elliot Lake Standard. October 6, 2011.
- "General Election by District: Algoma-Manitoulin". Elections Ontario. June 12, 2014.
- Reevely, David (June 25, 2014). "Horwath sticks around, names NDP shadow cabinet".