MP Joe Preston Will Not Seek Re-Election in 2015

June 30, 2014


MP Joe Preston Will Not Seek Re-Election in 2015


Owen Sound, ON – Recently, Joe Preston, MP for Elgin-Middlesex, announced that he will not seek re-election in the 2015 Federal Election. Larry Miller, MP for Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound, congratulates Mr. Preston on a successful political career and wishes him all the best in his upcoming retirement.


Mr. Preston was first elected in the riding of Elgin-Middlesex on June 28th, 2004. He has served as MP for this riding for the past 10 years and has won elections in 2004, 2006, 2008 and 2011. The announcement of his upcoming retirement was made at a party to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of his election as MP for Elgin-Middlesex. Mr. Miller was in attendance when the announcement was made.


“Joe has been a friend as well as a colleague of mine on Parliament Hill. We were first elected on the same day and have been seat-mates for most of our 10 year careers on the Hill,” said Miller. “He is an excellent Parliamentarian and has been a strong voice for the people of Elgin-Middlesex. I wish him all the best in his retirement. He will be missed in Ottawa.”


Mr. Preston will continue to serve for the remainder of the current term of the House of Commons. He will be retiring to focus on his family as well as his local business.