Faisal Hassan is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in the 2018 provincial election. He represents the riding of York South—Weston as a member of the Ontario New Democratic Party.
|Member of the Ontario Provincial Parliament|
for York South—Weston
|Assumed office |
June 7, 2018
|Preceded by||Laura Albanese|
|Political party||New Democrat|
|Occupation||Broadcaster and author|
Hassan is originally from Somalia. He emigrated to Canada in 1990, first settling in Winnipeg. He was the NDP candidate in Etobicoke North in the 2015 federal election, and has worked as a constituency assistant to Paul Ferreira and Mike Sullivan.
|Ontario general election, 2018: York South—Weston|
|New Democratic||Faisal Hassan||13,455||36.07||-1.18|
|Progressive Conservative||Mark DeMontis||12,290||32.95||+21.69|
|Total valid votes||37,298||100.0|
|Source: Elections Ontario|
- "Faisal Hassan wins seat for NDP in York South-Weston". Toronto Star. June 7, 2018. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
- "Toronto: Faisal Hassan clinches NDP's nomination". Digital Journal, February 5, 2015.
- "NDP establishes first official Black Caucus in Ontario History". Ontario New Democratic Party, April 15, 2019.
- "Summary of Valid Votes Cast for each Candidate" (PDF). Elections Ontario. p. 12. Retrieved 20 January 2019.
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