Rob Leone

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Rob Leone
Rob Leone, Cambridge- North Dumfries MPP.jpeg
Ontario MPP
In office
Preceded by Gerry Martiniuk
Succeeded by Kathryn McGarry
Constituency Cambridge
Personal details
Political party Progressive Conservative
Residence Cambridge, Ontario
Occupation Professor

Rob Leone is a former politician in Ontario, Canada. He was a Progressive Conservative member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 2011 to 2014. He represented the riding of Cambridge.


Leone holds a Ph.D from McMaster University. As of 2015, he teaches at University of Western Ontario as a political science professor with a focus on Canadian politics.[1]


Leone ran in the 2011 provincial election as the Progressive Conservative candidate in the riding of Cambridge. He defeated Liberal candidate Kathryn McGarry by 1,954 votes.[2][3] He faced McGarry again in 2014 and this time was defeated by McGarry by 3,067 votes.[4][5]

During his time in the legislature he was the PC party's critic for training and education issues.[6]


  1. ^ "Rob Leone: Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science". University of Western Ontario. 2015. 
  2. ^ "Summary of Valid Ballots Cast for Each Candidate" (PDF). Elections Ontario. October 6, 2011. p. 3. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 30, 2013. Retrieved 2014-03-02. 
  3. ^ "Cambridge stays Tory blue". The Waterloo Record. October 7, 2011. Retrieved June 5, 2018. 
  4. ^ "General Election by District: Cambridge". Elections Ontario. June 12, 2014. Archived from the original on September 23, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Liberal Kathryn McGarry beats Tory in historic Cambridge win". CBC News. June 13, 2014. 
  6. ^ Blizzard, Christina (30 September 2013). "Tory leader Tim Hudak shuffles shadow cabinet". Toronto Sun. 

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