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John Horgan

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36th Premier of British Columbia
Assumed office
July 18, 2017
Monarch Elizabeth II
Lieutenant Governor Judith Guichon
Janet Austin
Deputy Carole James
Preceded by Christy Clark
Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia
In office
May 4, 2014 – July 18, 2017
Preceded by Adrian Dix
Succeeded by Christy Clark
Leader of the BC New Democratic Party
Assumed office
May 4, 2014
Preceded by Adrian Dix
Member of the British Columbia Legislative Assembly
for Malahat-Juan de Fuca
In office
May 17, 2005 – May 12, 2009
Preceded by Brian Kerr
Succeeded by riding dissolved
Member of the British Columbia Legislative Assembly
for Juan de Fuca
In office
May 12, 2009 – May 9, 2017
Preceded by riding established
Succeeded by riding dissolved
Member of the British Columbia Legislative Assembly
for Langford-Juan de Fuca
Assumed office
May 9, 2017
Preceded by riding established
Official Opposition House Leader
In office
April 26, 2011 – March 18, 2014
Preceded by Mike Farnworth
Succeeded by Bruce Ralston
Opposition Energy Critic
In office
April 26, 2011 – March 18, 2014
Preceded by Doug Donaldson
Personal details
Born
John Joseph Horgan

August 7, 1959 (1959-08-07) (age 61)
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Political party British Columbia New Democratic
Spouse(s) Ellie Horgan
Children 2
Alma mater Trent University (BA, 1983)
University of Sydney (MA, 1986)
Occupation Public servant, consultant

John Joseph Horgan (born August 7, 1959) is a Canadian politician. He is the 36th and current Premier of British Columbia since July 2017. He has been leader of the British Columbia New Democratic Party since 2014.

Following the leadership election, he was appointed the Official Opposition Critic for Energy, and Opposition House Leader. He was replaced by Bruce Ralston as Opposition House Leader following his entry into the 2014 leadership election.

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