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

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.


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.


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]


  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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