Patricia Davidson

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Patricia A. Davidson
Member of Parliament
for Sarnia—Lambton
In office
2006–2015
Preceded by Roger Gallaway
Succeeded by Marilyn Gladu
Personal details
Born (1946-06-30) June 30, 1946 (age 71)
Petrolia, Ontario
Nationality  Canada
Political party Conservative
Spouse(s) Bill Davidson
Residence Wyoming, Ontario
Profession municipal politician

Patricia A. "Pat" Davidson (born June 30, 1946 in Petrolia, Ontario) was a member of the Canadian House of Commons from 2006 until 2015 representing the riding of Sarnia—Lambton and is a member of the Conservative Party of Canada.

Davidson previously served as mayor of Wyoming (1991–2000) and Plympton-Wyoming, Ontario (2001–2006) and warden of Lambton County. She first won her seat in the 2006 federal election by defeating incumbent Liberal Roger Gallaway by more than 4,000 votes. Davidson was re-elected on May 2, 2011. She did not stand in the October 19, 2015 election.

She is married to Bill Davidson and has one son.

Davidson has publicly declared her opposition to the Canadian asbestos industry putting her at odds with her party and Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

Electoral record[edit]

Sarnia—Lambton[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011: Sarnia-Lambton
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Pat Davidson 26,112 52.6% +2.6%
New Democratic Brian White 14,856 29.9% +8.3%
Liberal Tim Fugard 6,931 14.0% -6.3%
Green Timothy van Bodegom 1,252 2.5% -1.1%
Christian Heritage Christopher Desormeaux-Malm 514 1.0% -0.2%
Total valid votes 49,665 100.0%

Source: Elections Canada

Canadian federal election, 2008: Sarnia-Lambton
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Pat Davidson 23,008 49.8% +8.8% $57,939
New Democratic Andy Bruziewicz 10,122 21.9% +1.9% $15,499
Liberal Tim Fugard 9,281 20.1% -23.0% $29,860
Green Allan McKeown 3,184 6.9% +3.6% $9,315
Christian Heritage Christopher Desormeaux-Malm 546 1.1% +0.5% $5,676
Total valid votes/Expense limit 46,141 100.0% $85,252
Turnout  %

Source: Elections Canada

Canadian federal election, 2006: Sarnia-Lambton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Pat Davidson 21,841 41.0% +10.5%
Liberal Roger Gallaway 17,649 33.1% -8.8%
New Democratic Greg Agar 10,673 20.0% +3.7%
Green Mike Jacobs 1,712 3.2% -2.2%
Christian Heritage Gary DeBoer 1,108 2.1% -1.7%
Independent John Elliot 316 0.6% +0.1%
Total valid votes 53,299 100.0%

Source: Elections Canada

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