Sam Slade (politician)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Sam Slade
Member of the Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly for Carbonear-Harbour Grace
In office
December 11, 2013 – November 27, 2015
Preceded byJerome Kennedy
Succeeded byDistrict Abolished
Personal details
Political partyLiberal
ResidenceCarbonear, Newfoundland and Labrador

Sam Slade is a former Canadian politician, who was elected to the Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly in a by-election on November 26, 2013 and sworn in on December 11, 2013.[1] He represented the electoral district of Carbonear-Harbour Grace as a member of the Liberal Party of Newfoundland and Labrador from 2013 until 2015. In 2015, Slade lost the Liberal nomination in Carbonear - Trinity - Bay de Verde to MHA Steve Crocker.[2]

Prior to his election to the legislature, Slade was the mayor of Carbonear.[1]

Electoral record[edit]

By-election, November 26, 2013 On the resignation of Jerome Kennedy, October 2, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Sam Slade 2,769 50.42% +35.63
Progressive Conservative Jack Harrington 2,313 42.12% -34.17
     NDP Charlene Sudbrink 410 7.47% -1.03
Liberal gain from Progressive Conservative Swing +34.90