Alexa McDonough

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Alexa McDonough

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McDonough in 2008
Leader o the New Democratic Pairty
In office
October 14t, 1995 – Janiveer 25t, 2003
Precedit biAudrey McLaughlin
Succeedit biJack Layton
Member o the Canadian Pairlament
for Halifax
In office
June 2t, 1997 – October 14t, 2008
Precedit biMary Clancy
Succeedit biMegan Leslie
Leader o the Nova Scotia New Democratic Pairty
In office
Novemmer 16t, 1980 – Novemmer 19t, 1994
Precedit biBuddy MacEachern
Succeedit biJohn Holm
Memmer o the Legislative Assembly o Nova Scotia
In office
May 25t, 1993 – October 20t, 1995
Precedit biConstituency established
Succeedit biEileen O'Connell
ConstituencyHalifax Fairview
In office
October 6t, 1981 – Mey 25t, 1993
Precedit biWalter Fitzgerald
Succeedit biJay Abbass
ConstituencyHalifax Chebucto
Personal details
BornAlexa Ann Shaw
11 August 1944(1944-08-11)
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Dee'd15 Januar 2022(2022-01-15) (aged 77)
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
NaitionalityCanadian
Poleetical pairtyNew Democratic (frae 1974)
Ither poleetical
affiliations
Liberal (1970–1974)
Spoose(s)Peter McDonough (m. 1966; div. 1993)
Domestic partnerDavid MacDonald (1997–2004)
Bairns2
MitherJean MacKinnon
FaitherLloyd Shaw
Alma materDalhousie University (BA)
Profession

Alexa Ann McDonough OC ONS (née Shaw; August 11t, 1944 – Janiveer 15t, 2022) wis a Canadian politeician wha became the first wumman leadin a major poleitical pairty i Nova Scotia, whan she wis eleckit the Nova Scotia New Democratic Pairty's (NSNDP) preses i 1980. Syne she ran fur heid ane, an wis eleckit as, o the federal New Democratic Pairty (NDP) in 1995.

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