Leslyn Lewis

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Leslyn Lewis

Lewis wearing a dark suit.
Lewis in 2020
Member of Parliament
for Haldimand—Norfolk
Assumed office
September 20, 2021
Preceded byDiane Finley
Personal details
Born (1970-12-02) December 2, 1970 (age 51)
Saint Andrew Parish, Jamaica
NationalityCanadian
Political partyConservative
EducationTrinity College, Toronto (BA)
York University (MA, JD, PhD)
Occupation
  • Politician
  • lawyer
Websitewww.leslynlewis.ca

Leslyn Lewis MP (born December 2, 1970) is a Canadian lawyer and politician. She has been the member of Parliament (MP) for Haldimand—Norfolk since 2021. She is a member of the Conservative Party.

She ran for Conservative Party leader in the 2020 leadership election, coming in third. She was the first minority woman to run for the federal Conservative Party leadership.[1]

Lewis is also a candidate in the 2022 leadership election.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Werner, Kevin (February 1, 2020). "Toronto lawyer Leslyn Lewis could make Canadian political history in Conservative leadership race". HamiltonNews.com.
  2. "MP Leslyn Lewis launches Conservative leadership bid for second time". CTVNews. 2022-03-08. Retrieved 2022-03-08.