Sarah Campbell

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Sarah Campbell
Member of the Ontario Provincial Parliament
for Kenora—Rainy River
In office
October 6, 2011 – June 7, 2018
Preceded by Howard Hampton
Succeeded by Greg Rickford
Personal details
Born (1982-07-19) July 19, 1982 (age 35)
Atikokan, Ontario
Political party New Democrat
Residence Vermilion Bay, Ontario
Occupation Executive assistant
Website www.sarahcampbellmpp.ca

Sarah Campbell (born July 19, 1982) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. She was a New Democratic member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario who represented the riding of Kenora—Rainy River from 2011 to 2018.

Background[edit]

Campbell was born in Atikokan, and raised in Atikokan, Thunder Bay and Ear Falls, where her father owns a tourist camp. Campbell lives in Vermilion Bay with her family. She was the riding assistant to former NDP leader Howard Hampton.

Politics[edit]

Campbell ran in the 2011 provincial election as the New Democratic candidate in the riding of Kenora—Rainy River. She defeated Progressive Conservative candidate Rod McKay by 2,642 votes.[1][2] She was re-elected in the 2014 provincial election defeating PC candidate Randy Nickle by 6,967 votes.[3]

She was the party's critic for women's issues and aboriginal affairs.[4]

In November 2017, Campbell announced that she would not seek a third term and would be leaving politics.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Summary of Valid Ballots Cast for Each Candidate" (PDF). Elections Ontario. October 6, 2011. p. 7. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 30, 2013. Retrieved 2016-05-14. 
  2. ^ "Campbell retains Kenora-Rainy River seat for NDP". Kenora Daily Miner and News. October 6, 2011. 
  3. ^ "General Election by District: Kenora-Rainy River". Elections Ontario. June 12, 2014. Archived from the original on June 14, 2014. 
  4. ^ Reevely, David (June 25, 2014). "Horwath sticks around, names NDP shadow cabinet". 
  5. ^ Walters, Jeff (November 21, 2017). "Sarah Campbell to leave politics; Greg Rickford to run in Kenora - Rainy River". CBC News. Retrieved 2018-06-15. 

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