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John Campbell (Ontario politician)

John Campbell is a Canadian politician, who was elected to Toronto City Council in the 2014 municipal election.[1]

John Campbell
John Campbell May 2018.jpg
Toronto City Councillor for Ward 4 (Etobicoke Centre)
In office
December 1, 2014 – December 1, 2018
Preceded byGloria Lindsay Luby
Succeeded byWard Abolished
Toronto Public School Trustee for (Ward 2) Etobicoke Centre
In office
December 1, 2003 – December 1, 2010
Succeeded byChris Glover
Personal details
NationalityCanadian
Occupationmarketing consultant

He represented Ward 4 (Etobicoke Centre) from 2014-2018. During his term of office he served on many high profile Council Committees and City agencies including the Budget Committee, the Planning Growth Management Committee and the Toronto Transit Commission.[2][3]

Campbell is a graduate of the University of Toronto (Political Science and Economics). He earned an MBA from the Schulich School of Business (Finance and Strategic Management) after four and a half years of evening study in 1999.[4]

He ran for Councillor in the newly formed Ward 2 Etobicoke Centre in the 2018 Toronto election and lost by a small margin to Stephen Holyday.[5]

Prior to his election as Councillor in 2014, Campbell worked as a sales and marketing consultant, and was a trustee and chair of the Toronto District School Board.[1]

He ran for councillor in Ward 4 (Etobicoke Centre) in the 2010 election, losing narrowly to incumbent councillor Gloria Lindsay Luby.[1]

Electoral recordEdit

2018 Toronto election, Ward 2[6]
Candidate Votes %
Stephen Holyday 14,627 38.58%
John Campbell 13,441 35.45%
Angelo Carnvale 5,735 15.13%
Erica Kelly 3,854 10.16%
Bill Boersma 258 .68%
Total 37,555 100%
2014 Toronto election, Ward 4[6]
Candidate Votes %
John Campbell 8,227 34.44
Niels Christensen 6,847 28.66
Angelo Carnevale 4,968 20.79
Chris Stockwell 2,208 9.24
Adam Slobodian 384 1.60
Tony Chun 286 1.19
William Murdoch 278 1.16
Rosemarie Mulhall 267 1.11
Mario Magno 216 0.90
Oscar Vidal-Calvet 205 0.85
Total 23,886 100
'2010 Toronto election, Ward 4
Candidate Votes %
Gloria Lindsay Luby 9,789 46.90
John Campbell 9,480 45.42
Daniel Bertolini 1,602 7.67
Total 20,871 100

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