Steve Ashton, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Steve Ashton

Canadian politician

Date of Birth: 29-Feb-1956

Place of Birth: Surrey, England, United Kingdom

Profession: politician

Nationality: Canada

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Steve Ashton

  • Steven John "Steve" Ashton (born February 29, 1956) is a British-born Canadian politician in Manitoba, Canada.
  • He was a long-serving member of the Manitoba legislature, and was a long-time cabinet minister in the New Democratic Party governments of Gary Doer and Greg Selinger.
  • He resigned from cabinet on December 22, 2014 to challenge Selinger for the leadership of the party.
  • Ashton was eliminated from the race, after finishing last on the first ballot at the 2015 NDP leadership convention.
  • Selinger was reelected party leader on the second ballot. Ashton was the losing candidate in the 2017 leadership election.

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