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Darrell Samson

Darrell Samson
MP
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Sackville—Preston—Chezzetcook
Assumed office
October 19, 2015
Preceded by Peter Stoffer
Personal details
Political party Liberal
Alma mater Université de Moncton
Profession educator

Darrell Samson is a Canadian politician, who was elected to represent the riding of Sackville—Preston—Chezzetcook in the House of Commons of Canada in the Canadian federal election, 2015.[1] He is a former superintendent of the Conseil scolaire acadien provincial, Nova Scotia's Acadian and francophone school board.[2]

Samson is an Acadian and is a native of Petit-de-Grat, Isle Madame, Nova Scotia. He attended the Université de Moncton and was also a teacher.[3]

He has been the National President and Vice-President of all French school board superintendents outside Quebec, an active member of the National Committee for Early Years as well as a member of the Provincial Advisory Council to the Minister of Education on Early Years in Nova Scotia.

Electoral record

Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Darrell Samson 23,161 47.95 +36.64
New Democratic Peter Stoffer 16,613 34.39 –19.91
Conservative Robert Thomas Strickland 7,186 14.88 –15.31
Green Mike Montgomery 1,341 2.78 –1.42
Total valid votes/Expense limit 48,301 100.0     $200,617.35
Total rejected ballots 180 0.37 –0.22
Turnout 48,481 71.93 +12.46
Eligible voters 67,401
Liberal gain from New Democratic Swing +28.28
Source: Elections Canada[4][5]

References

  1. ^ http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/nova-scotia-election-results-2015-1.3278755
  2. ^ http://thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/1256748-n.s.-grits-get-early-start-in-federal-campaign
  3. ^ http://www.metronews.ca/news/halifax/2015/10/20/darrell-samson-says-he-will-continue-stoffers-work.html
  4. ^ "October 19, 2015 Election Results — Sackville—Preston—Chezzetcook (Validated results)".  
  5. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates

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