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Faisal Hassan

Faisal Hassan is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in the 2018 provincial election.[1] He represents the riding of York South—Weston as a member of the Ontario New Democratic Party.

Faisal Hassan

Member of the Ontario Provincial Parliament
for York South—Weston
Assumed office
June 7, 2018
Preceded byLaura Albanese
Personal details
Political partyNew Democrat
OccupationBroadcaster 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. He had worked as a constituency assistant to Paul Ferreira and Mike Sullivan.[2]

Electoral recordEdit

Ontario general election, 2018: York South—Weston
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Democratic Faisal Hassan 13,455 36.07 -1.18
Progressive Conservative Mark DeMontis 12,290 32.95 +21.69
Liberal Laura Albanese 10,379 27.83 -20.02
Green Grad Murray 946 2.54 +0.11
Libertarian Bonnie Hu 228 0.61
Total valid votes 37,298 100.0  
Source: Elections Ontario[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Faisal Hassan wins seat for NDP in York South-Weston". Toronto Star. June 7, 2018. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
  2. ^ https://www.linkedin.com/in/faisal-hassan-30591020/
  3. ^ "Summary of Valid Votes Cast for each Candidate" (PDF). Elections Ontario. p. 12. Retrieved 20 January 2019.

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