Aris Babikian (Armenian: Արիս Պապիկեան) is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in the 2018 provincial election. He represents the riding of Scarborough—Agincourt as a member of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario. Prior to, Babikian served as a Citizenship Judge from 2009-2015.
MPP Aris Babikian in 2018
|Member of the Ontario Provincial Parliament|
|Assumed office |
June 7, 2018
|Preceded by||Soo Wong|
|Political party||Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario|
|Residence||Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario|
On June 7, 2018, Babikian was elected to Ontario Legislature winning over 50% of the vote, breaking the 30 year Liberal-hold in Scarborough—Agincourt. He is the first Armenian elected to Ontario Legislature.
|Ontario general election, 2018: Scarborough—Agincourt|
|Progressive Conservative||Aris Babikian||18,582||50.40||+15.77|
|New Democratic||Tasleem Riaz||6,434||17.45||+5.64|
|Ontario Moderate Party||Rubina Ansary||148||0.40|
|The People||Badih Rawdah||92||0.25||-0.86|
|Total valid votes||36,871||100.0|
|Progressive Conservative gain from Liberal||Swing||-|
|Source: Elections Ontario|
- Pagliaro, Jennifer (June 7, 2018). "PC party's Aris Babikian bests Liberal incumbent Soo Wong in Scarborough-Agincourt". Toronto Star.
- "Summary of Valid Votes Cast for each Candidate" (PDF). Elections Ontario. p. 10. Retrieved 20 January 2019.
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