Jill Andrew is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in the 2018 provincial election. She represents the electoral district of Toronto—St. Paul's as a member of the Ontario New Democratic Party.
|Member of the Ontario Provincial Parliament|
for Toronto—St. Paul's
|Assumed office |
June 7, 2018
|Preceded by||Eric Hoskins|
|Political party||New Democratic|
|Domestic partner||Aisha Fairclough|
|Occupation||Small Business Owner|
Prior to her election to the legislature, Andrew was a public speaker and activist, cofounding the group Body Confidence Canada.
She identifies as queer. Andrew and her partner Aisha Fairclough are members of the community consortium that own Glad Day Bookshop, an LGBT bookstore in Toronto's Church and Wellesley gay village.
|Ontario general election, 2018|
|New Democratic||Jill Andrew||18,843||35.96||+25.75|
|Progressive Conservative||Andrew Kirsch||13,780||26.30||+2.41|
|Libertarian||Jekiah U. Dunavant||448||0.85||-0.03|
|Ontario Moderate Party||Marina Doshchitsina||143||0.27||+0.27|
|New Democratic gain from Liberal||Swing||+26.00|
|Source: Elections Ontario|
- "Jill Andrew captures Toronto-St. Paul’s for NDP". Toronto Star, June 8, 2018.
- "‘It was a trifecta of hate’: Body image activist recalls moment she was accosted by a man over her weight, race". Global News, April 9, 2018.
- "NDP establishes first official Black Caucus in Ontario History". Ontario New Democratic Party, April 15, 2019.
- "These Seven Torontonians Explain What It Means to be Queer". Torontoist, June 20, 2016.
- "Of confidence and curves: a Toronto couple campaigns for body positivity". Curve, April 1, 2017.
- "Summary of Valid Votes Cast for each Candidate" (PDF). Elections Ontario. p. 11. Retrieved 20 January 2019.
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