Michael Mantha

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Michael Mantha

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Critic, Northern Development and Mines
Assumed office
August 23, 2018
LeaderAndrea Horwath
Member of the Ontario Provincial Parliament
for Algoma—Manitoulin
Assumed office
October 6, 2011
Preceded byMike Brown
Personal details
Political partyNew Democratic
ResidenceElliot Lake, Ontario
OccupationAdministrative assistant

Michael Mantha is a politician in Ontario, Canada. He is a New Democratic member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario who was elected in 2011. He represents the riding of Algoma—Manitoulin.


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.[1]


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.[2][3] He was re-elected in the 2014 provincial election defeating Liberal candidate Craig Hughson by 7,668 votes.[4]

He is the party's critic for Northern Development and Mines and for Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation.[5]


  1. ^ Russell, Rosalind (October 4, 2011). "Provincial Election this Thursday - time to vote". Mid-North Monitor.
  2. ^ "Summary of Valid Ballots Cast for Each Candidate" (PDF). Elections Ontario. October 6, 2011. p. 1. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 30, 2013. Retrieved 2014-03-02. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  3. ^ "NDP's Mantha wins Algoma-Manitoulin". Elliot Lake Standard. October 6, 2011.
  4. ^ "General Election by District: Algoma-Manitoulin". Elections Ontario. June 12, 2014. Archived from the original on July 2, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  5. ^ Reevely, David (June 25, 2014). "Horwath sticks around, names NDP shadow cabinet".

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