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Patty Hajdu

Patty Hajdu
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Thunder Bay—Superior North
Assumed office
October 19, 2015
Preceded by Bruce Hyer
Personal details
Political party Liberal
Children Jake
Residence Thunder Bay, Ontario
Alma mater Lakehead University
University of Victoria

Patty Hajdu is a Canadian Liberal politician, who was elected to represent the riding of Thunder Bay—Superior North in the House of Commons of Canada in the 2015 federal election.[1][2]

Hajdu has been a resident of the Thunder Bay area for most of the time since 1980. She attended Lakehead University, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honour, and the University of Victoria, where she obtained a Masters of Public Administration.

Hajdu made her career as an expert in harm prevention, homelessness, and drug addiction. She spent nine years as the head of the drug awareness committee of the Thunder Bay District Health Unit, and prior to her election was the head of Shelter House, the city's largest homeless shelter. She has also worked as a creative director and graphic designer in marketing.[3]

Electoral record

Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Patty Hajdu 20,069 45.0 +28.52
New Democratic Andrew Foulds 10,339 23.2 -26.95
Conservative Richard Harvey 7775 17.4 -12.25
Green Bruce Hyer 6155 13.8 +10.78
Independent Robert Skaf 270 0.6
Total valid votes/Expense limit 44,786 100.0     $247,384.84
Total rejected ballots 178
Eligible voters 63,192
Source: Elections Canada[4][5][6]


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  3. ^ Meet Patty Hajdu,
  4. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Thunder Bay—Superior North, 30 September 2015
  5. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates
  6. ^ "Download latest results for all electoral districts (tab-delimited format)"

External links

  • Official Website
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