Zach Churchill

Zach Churchill

Zach Churchill
Member of the House of Assembly
Incumbent
Assumed office
June 22, 2010
Preceded by Richard Hurlburt
Constituency Yarmouth
Personal details
Born (1984-05-25) May 25, 1984
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia
Political party Liberal
Occupation politician

Zach Churchill (born May 25, 1984) is a Canadian politician from Nova Scotia. He is a current member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly having served since June 2010.

Political career

Churchill successfully ran for the nomination of the Nova Scotia Liberal Party in the riding of Yarmouth in May 2010.[1] He won the by-election held on June 22, 2010 which was contested between six mostly high profile candidates. Churchill garnered just over half the popular vote, defeating a former MLA John Deveau, a former 20-year mayor of the Town of Yarmouth Charles Crosby and two minor party leaders.[2]

Churchill was re-elected in the 2013 general election.[3][4] On October 22, 2013, Churchill was appointed to the Executive Council of Nova Scotia where he serves as Minister of Natural Resources.[5]

References

  1. ^ "Zach Churchill wins Liberal nomination". The Vanguard. May 8, 2010. Retrieved 2014-09-19. 
  2. ^ "Liberals win 2 N.S. byelections". CBC News. June 22, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Landslide win for Zach Churchill". The Vanguard. October 8, 2013. Retrieved 2014-09-19. 
  4. ^ "Former student leader wins big in Nova Scotia election". Maclean's. October 9, 2013. Retrieved 2014-09-19. 
  5. ^ "Premier Stephen McNeil welcomes 16-member cabinet". CBC News. October 22, 2013. Retrieved 2014-09-19. 

External links

  • Members of the Nova Scotia Legislative Assembly
  • Liberal caucus profile