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Margaret J.P. Birrell


Margaret Birrell - 1984
1984 Leadership Campaign

DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH: .

OCCUPATION: Political Activist; BC Coalition of People with Disabilities Executive Director.

POLITICAL PARTY: New Democratic Party (NDP).

BRITISH COLUMBIA LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY (MLA):
1996.05.28 - Vancouver-Little Mountain - Defeated.
1986 - Vancouver-East - Candidate for NDP Nomination - Defeated.

PARTY LEADERSHIP:
Candidate for Leader of the British Columbia New Democratic Party, May 1984. First ballot: 4th place (out of six candidates) with 141 votes (13.4%). Second ballot: 5th place with 134 votes (12.5%). Eliminated after the second ballot, Birrell later endorsed eventual winner Bob Skelly for Leader.

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