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Tracey Ramsey MP (born April 14, 1971) is a Canadian politician, who was elected to represent the riding of Essex in the House of Commons of Canada in the 2015 Canadian federal election.[1] In the 42nd Canadian Parliament Ramsey introduced private member bill C-439, titled National Freshwater Strategy Act, which sought to require the Minister of Environment to develop a national strategy for the conservation, protection, and use of freshwater.[2]

Tracey Ramsey

Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Essex
Assumed office
October 19, 2015
Preceded byJeff Watson
Personal details
Born (1971-04-14) April 14, 1971 (age 48)
Kingsville, Ontario
Political partyNew Democratic Party
Spouse(s)Germaine
ResidenceBelle River, Ontario
ProfessionUnion facilitator

Prior to her election, she worked for Ford Motor Company for 19 years. She is a graduate of Practical Nursing from St. Clair College of Applied Arts and Technology.[3]

Electoral recordEdit

2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
New Democratic Tracey Ramsey 25,072 41.42 +6.52
Conservative Jeff Watson 21,602 35.69 -12.58
Liberal Audrey Festeryga 12,639 20.88 +6.62
Green Jennifer Alderson 1,141 1.88 -0.54
Marxist–Leninist Enver Villamizar 77 0.13 -0.02
Total valid votes/Expense limit 60,531 100.00   $232,408.12
Total rejected ballots 241 0.40
Turnout 60,772 66.19
Eligible voters 91,816
New Democratic gain from Conservative Swing +9.55
Source: Elections Canada[4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Essex elects New Democrat Tracey Ramsey". CBC News. October 19, 2015. Retrieved July 29, 2018.
  2. ^ Campbell, Taylor (April 17, 2019). "Ramsey continues push for national freshwater strategy". Windsor Star. Retrieved June 6, 2019.
  3. ^ "About Tracey". ndp.ca. Archived from the original on April 27, 2017. Retrieved July 29, 2018. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Essex, 30 September 2015
  5. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates

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