Dwight Ball

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Dwight Ball

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Premier Dwight Ball in November 2016
13th Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador
Assumed office
14 December 2015
MonarchElizabeth II
Lieutenant GovernorJudy Foote
Frank Fagan
Preceded byPaul Davis
Minister of Labrador and Aboriginal Affairs
Assumed office
14 December 2015
Preceded byKeith Russell
Leader of the Opposition
In office
17 November 2013 – 14 December 2015
Preceded byEddie Joyce (Interim)
Succeeded byPaul Davis
In office
3 January 2012 – 18 July 2013
Interim
Preceded byYvonne Jones
Succeeded byEddie Joyce (Interim)
Leader of the Liberal Party
Assumed office
17 November 2013
Interim: 3 January 2012 – 5 July 2013
Preceded byEddie Joyce (Interim)
Member of the Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly
for Humber-Gros Morne
Humber Valley (2007, 2011-2015)
Assumed office
30 November 2015
Preceded bydistrict established
In office
11 October 2011 – 30 November 2015
Preceded byDarryl Kelly
Succeeded bydistrict abolished
In office
13 February 2007 – 9 October 2007
Preceded byKathy Goudie
Succeeded byDarryl Kelly
Personal details
Born (1957-12-21) December 21, 1957 (age 61)[source?]
Deer Lake, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Political partyLiberal

Dwight Ball (born December 21, 1957) is a Canadian politician. He is the 13th and current Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador since December 14, 2015 and an MHA.[1]

On January 3, 2012, Ball began his duties as Leader of the Official Opposition and interim leader of the Liberal Party.

On November 30, 2015, Ball won a 31-seat majority government in the 2015 election.

References[change | change source]

  1. Gushue, Lisa (23 November 2015). "Take us to your leaders: What you may not know about Davis, Ball and McCurdy". CBC News. Retrieved 26 November 2015.

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