B.A., B.Ed., M.Ed.
|Member of the Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly
for Humber West
March 16, 2011 – November 27, 2015
|Preceded by||Danny Williams|
|Succeeded by||District Abolished|
14 September 1965 |
Pool's Island, Newfoundland and Labrador
|Political party||Progressive Conservative|
|Alma mater||St. Francis Xavier University|
|Religion||Anglican Church of Canada|
Vaughn Granter (born September 14, 1965) is a provincial politician in Newfoundland and Labrador and the Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture. He was elected to serve in the Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly on February 15, 2011 and is a member of the Progressive Conservatives.
Granter worked as in the education profession since 1987, most recently as a high school principal at Corner Brook Regional High. Granter ran for public office in the electoral district of Humber West in a by-election that was called after the resignation of Premier Danny Williams. He defeated two other opponents including Liberal, Mark Watton on February 15, 2011 with a large majority to hold the seat for the Progressive Conservative party.
|Progressive Conservative||Vaughn Granter||2335||59.38%||–|
|Progressive Conservative||Vaughn Granter||2109||63.58%||–|
- "High school principal announces candidacy". The Western Star. January 11, 2011. Retrieved 2014-10-08.
- "Tories win Humber West byelection". The Telegram. February 15, 2011. Retrieved 2014-10-08.
- "People delivered in fine style: Granter". The Western Star. February 16, 2011. Retrieved 2014-10-08.
- "Granter wins Humber West by 2-1 margin". The Western Star. February 15, 2011. Retrieved 2014-10-08.
- "Door-to-door campaigning leaves PC candidate confident". The Western Star. February 14, 2011. Retrieved 2014-10-08.