Roxanne James

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Roxanne James
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Scarborough Centre
In office
May 2, 2011 – October 19, 2015
Preceded by John Cannis
Succeeded by Salma Zahid
Personal details
Born 1966 (age 49–50)
Scarborough, Ontario
Political party Conservative
Profession Real Estate Agent, Systems Analyst

Roxanne L. James (born 1966) is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in the 2011 election.[1] She represented the electoral district of Scarborough Centre as a member of the Conservative Party, until her defeat in the 42nd federal election on October 19, 2015, which saw her lose her seat to the Liberal Party candidate Salma Zahid.[2]

Her past political history included working on the Defend Marriage campaign, which sought to revoke same-sex couples' right to marry.[3]

Electoral record[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2015: Scarborough Centre
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Salma Zahid 22,753 50.5 +18.61
Conservative Roxanne James 14,705 32.7 -2.18
New Democratic Alex Wilson 5,227 11.6 -19.06
Libertarian Katerina Androutsos 1,384 3.1  
Green Lindsay Thompson 960 2.1 -0.47
Total valid votes/Expense limit 45,029 100.00 +22.33 $203,470.78
Total rejected ballots 407 0.90 +0.33
Turnout 45,436 64.36 +10.02
Eligible voters 70,594   +0.46
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing +10.39%
Canadian federal election, 2011: Scarborough Centre
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Conservative Roxanne James 13,498 35.55 +5.45
Liberal John Cannis 12,028 31.68 -16.99
New Democratic Natalie Hundt 11,443 30.14 +14.39
Green Ella Ng 998 2.63 -2.83
Total valid votes/Expense limit 37,967 100.00 +3.10
Total rejected ballots 217 0.57 -0.07
Turnout 38,184 54.34 +2.21
Eligible voters 70,274   -1.15
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal John Cannis 17,927 48.67 -6.7 $61,436
Conservative Roxanne James 11,088 30.10 +2.8 $74,654
New Democratic Natalie Hundt 5,801 15.75 +1.8 $1,449
Green Ella Ng 2,011 5.46 +2.2 $1,784
Total valid votes/Expense limit 36,827 100.00 -12.60 $81,313
Total rejected ballots 235 0.63
Turnout 37,062 52.13
Eligible voters 71,094
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal John Cannis 23,332 55.4 +1.7
Conservative Roxanne James 11,522 27.3 +5.3
New Democratic Dorothy Laxton 5,885 14.0 -1.9
Green Andrew Strachan 1,396 3.3 +0.6
Total valid votes 42,135 100.0

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