M. "Jim" Flaherty
2002 Leadership Campaign
AND PLACE OF BIRTH:
1949.12.30 - Lachine, Quebec, Canada.
OF COMMONS (MP):
2008.10.14 - Whitby-Oshawa, Ontario - Re-Elected.
2006.01.23 - Whitby-Oshawa, Ontario - Elected.
Minister of Finance (2006.02.06 - ).
Minister Responsible for the Greater Toronto Area (2006.02.06 - ).
PROVINCIAL LEGISLATURE (MPP):
2003.10.02 - Whitby-Ajax - Re-Elected.
1999.06.03 - Whitby-Ajax - Re-Elected.
1995.06.08 - Durham Centre - Elected.
- Durham Centre - Defeated.
ONTARIO PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT:
Deputy Premier (2002.02.08 - 2002.04.14).
Minister of Enterprise, Opportunity and Innovation (2002.04.15 - 2003.10.22).
Minister of Finance (2001.02.08 - 2002-04.14).
Attorney General (1999.06.17 - 2001.02.07).
Minister Responsible for Native Affairs (1999.06.17 - 2001.02.08).
Interim Solicitor General / Minister of Correctional Services (1998.04.27
Minister of Labour (1997.10.10 - 1999.06.17).
Candidate for Leader of the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party,
March 2002. First ballot: 2nd place (out of five candidates) with
3,031 weighted votes - 29%. Second ballot: 2nd place with 3,898 votes
(37.8%). Ernie Eves was elected Leader on the second ballot with 54.6%.
Leader of the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party, September 2004.
First ballot: 2nd place (out of three candidates) with 3,275 votes -
33%. Second ballot: John Tory defeated Flaherty for Leader by a weighted
vote of 5,391 (54%) to 4,664 (46%).
Married to Ontario MPP Christine Elliott.