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Chris Glover (born September 4, 1961) is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in the 2018 provincial election.[1] He represents the electoral district of Spadina—Fort York as a member of the Ontario New Democratic Party.

Chris Glover

Member of the Ontario Provincial Parliament
for Spadina—Fort York
Assumed office
June 7, 2018
Preceded byHan Dong (Trinity-Spadina)
Toronto Public School Trustee for (Ward 2) Etobicoke Centre
In office
December 1, 2010 – June, 2018
Preceded byJohn Campbell
Personal details
Born (1961-09-04) September 4, 1961 (age 57)
Oshawa, Ontario
Political partyNew Democratic

Prior to his election to the legislature, Glover was an adjunct professor in social sciences at York University and twice-elected trustee with the Toronto District School Board for Etobicoke-Centre.

On August 23, 2018, Glover was named Official Opposition Critic for Colleges and Universities.

Electoral recordEdit

Ontario general election, 2018: Spadina—Fort York
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Democratic Chris Glover 24,677 49.62 +22.91
Liberal Han Dong 11,770 23.67 -24.64
Progressive Conservative Iris Yu 10,834 21.79 +3.33
Green Rita Bilerman 1,815 3.65 -2.33
Libertarian Erik Malmholt 278 0.56
None of the Above Adam Nobody 271 0.54
Stop the New Sex-Ed Agenda Queenie Yu 86 0.17
Total valid votes 49,731 99.17
Total rejected, unmarked and declined ballots 415 0.83
Turnout 50,146
Eligible voters
New Democratic pickup new district.
Source: Elections Ontario[2]


  1. ^ "NDP’s Chris Glover wins in condo-heavy Spadina-Fort York". Toronto Star, June 8, 2018.
  2. ^ "Summary of Valid Votes Cast for each Candidate" (PDF). Elections Ontario. p. 10. Retrieved 20 January 2019.

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