Martha Hall Findlay

Martha Hall Findlay (born August 17, 1959) is a Canadian businesswoman, entrepreneur, lawyer and politician from Toronto, Ontario. She was elected to the Canadian House of Commons as the Liberal Party of Canada's candidate in the Toronto riding of Willowdale in a federal by-election held on March 17, 2008 to fill a vacancy created by former Liberal MP Jim Peterson's resignation. She was reelected in the 2008 general election but lost her seat in the 2011 election.

She had previously been the party's candidate for Newmarket—Aurora in the 2004 federal election, losing narrowly to Conservative candidate Belinda Stronach, and the first declared candidate for the Liberal Party leadership election to succeed Paul Martin in 2006. On November 14, 2012, she officially entered the 2013 leadership race.

Read more about Martha Hall Findlay:  Early Life and Career, Political Career, Community Involvement, Electoral Record

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... February 8, 2006 - ^ Martha Hall Findlay becomes first to declare candidacy for the leadership ... Clifford Blais, Stéphane Dion, John Godfrey, Martha Hall Findlay, Michael Ignatieff, and Gerard Kennedy, participate along with undeclared candidates Maurizio Bevilacqua, Carolyn ... December 2, 2006 Martha Hall Findlay arrives last on the 1st ballot, endorses Stéphane Dion ...
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... Conservative Chungsen Leung 22,206 41.7 +9.2 Liberal Martha Hall Findlay 21,245 39.9 -8.8 New Democratic Mehdi Mollahasani 9,780 18.4 +8.2 Total valid votes/Ex ...

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