|Member of the Canadian Parliament|
for Kingston and the Islands
|Assumed office |
November 12, 2015
|Preceded by||Ted Hsu|
|Mayor of Kingston, Ontario|
December 1, 2010 – December 1, 2014
|Preceded by||Harvey Rosen|
|Succeeded by||Bryan Paterson|
John Mark Gerretsen
June 5, 1975
Kingston, Ontario, Canada
|Parents||John Gerretsen (father)|
|Alma mater||Queen's University|
St. Lawrence College
Born in Kingston, Gerretsen is a graduate of Queen's University and St. Lawrence College. First elected to Kingston City Council in 2006, for a four-year term, he is the son of Kingston's former mayor and former MPP, John Gerretsen.
Gerretsen is the current MP for Kingston and the Islands. Previously, he was mayor of Kingston, Ontario from 2010 to 2014. He was first elected in the 2010 municipal election. He did not run for re-election to a second term in the 2014 election. He instead ran in the 2015 federal election and was elected as the Liberal MP for Kingston and the Islands, replacing first-term Liberal MP Ted Hsu, who chose not to seek re-election. In 2019, he was re-elected.
|2019 Canadian federal election|
|New Democratic||Barrington Walker||15,592||23.4%||+6.39%|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||100.0|
|Total rejected ballots|
|Source: Elections Canada|
|Kingston Mayoral Election, 2010 ||Vote||%|
- Greetings From Kingston Mayor Mark Gerretsen Archived 2014-11-05 at the Wayback Machine
- Whig-St, The; Whig-St, ard More from The; October 22, ard Published on:; October 22, 2019 | Last Updated:; Edt, 2019 11:42 Am (2019-10-22). "Gerretsen wins again in Kingston and the Islands". The Kingston Whig-Standard. Retrieved 2019-10-27.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
- "New mayor, new faces on council". Kingston Whig-Standard, October 28, 2010.
- "Mark Gerretsen wins Kingston and the Islands". CBC News. Ottawa. October 21, 2019. Retrieved October 30, 2019.
- "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved 3 October 2019.
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