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Nathaniel Erskine-Smith

Nathaniel Erskine-Smith
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Beaches—East York
Assumed office
October 19, 2015
Preceded by Matthew Kellway
Personal details
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) Amy
Alma mater Queen's University
Oxford University
Profession Attorney

Nathaniel Erskine-Smith is a Canadian Liberal politician, who was elected to represent the riding of Beaches—East York in the House of Commons of Canada in the 2015 federal election.[1]

Erskine-Smith attended Queen's University, earning a bachelor's degree in political science and a law degree. After working on Bay Street for a large law firm, he went to Oxford University, obtaining a master of laws degree with emphasis on political philosophy and constitutional law. Upon returning to Toronto, Erskine-Smith spent time volunteering for the Canadian Civil Liberties Association before returning to practice in a commercial and corporate law.[2]

Electoral record

Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Nathaniel Erskine-Smith 27,458 49.45 +18.7
New Democratic Matthew Kellway 17,113 30.81 -10.83
Conservative Bill Burrows 9,124 16.43 -6.31
Green Randall Sach 1,433 2.58 -2.02
Independent James Sears 254 0.46
Marxist–Leninist Roger Carter 105 0.19 -0.08
Independent Peter Surjanac 43 0.08
Total valid votes/Expense limit 55,530 100.0   $207,738.12
Total rejected ballots 216
Turnout 55,746
Eligible voters 75,169
Source: Elections Canada[3][4]


  1. ^ Nathaniel Erskine-Smith reclaims Beaches—East York for the Liberals, Global News, October 19, 2015.
  2. ^ Meet Nathaniel Erskine-Smith,
  3. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Beaches—East York, 30 September 2015
  4. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates

External links

  • Official Website
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