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|Member of the Ontario Provincial Parliament|
October 2, 2003 – June 7, 2018
|Preceded by||Gary Carr|
|Succeeded by||Stephen Crawford|
Kevin Daniel Flynn
1955 (age 67–68)
|Residence(s)||Oakville, Ontario, Canada|
Kevin Daniel Flynn (born c. 1955) is a former politician in Ontario, Canada. He was a Liberal member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 2003 to 2018 who represented the riding of Oakville. He served in the cabinet of the government of Kathleen Wynne.
Flynn was born in Liverpool, England. He immigrated to Canada with his family at the age of 12. Prior to entering politics he was a small business owner and served as Chair of the Financial Department for the Royal Botanical Gardens. He and his wife Janice live in Oakville, Ontario.
Flynn ran for the Ontario legislature in the provincial election of 1985, as a New Democrat. He finished a distant third in Oakville, where the NDP has a limited base of support. Later in the year, he was elected as an Oakville Town Councillor and a Halton Regional Councillor.
He ran for election to the Legislative Assembly in the riding of Oakville, this time as a Liberal, in the provincial election of 1999. He was defeated by incumbent Progressive Conservative Gary Carr.
Carr retired in 2003, and later joined the federal Liberal Party. In 2003, Flynn ran for the seat again and this time defeated Progressive Conservative candidate Kurt Franklin by about 3500 votes. The Premier appointed Flynn as parliamentary assistant to the Minister of Labour in 2004. Subsequently, Flynn served as Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Energy, the Minister of the Environment, the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, and the Minister of Education.
In the 2007 election, Flynn ran for re-election and increased his margin of victory to 7096 votes over the Progressive Conservative challenger, Rick Byers.
Flynn has worked to ensure the protection of environmentally-sensitive land in his riding and his town, which is larger than his riding. In November 2004, he was applauded by the local media for his work in reserving 1286 acres (5 km²) of land in North Oakville as public greenspace. 
On November 18, 2010, Flynn was nominated as the Liberal party candidate in Oakville for the 2011 provincial election. In the 2011 election, which saw the Liberals reduced to a minority government, Flynn increased his percentage of victory, although his margin of victory was reduced to 4580 votes over the Progressive Conservative challenger, Larry Scott.
Following the election, Flynn unsuccessfully ran to become Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, losing to fellow Liberal Dave Levac, MPP for Brant. In June 2013, he was named Chief Government Whip.
Ahead of the 2019 federal election, Flynn sought the federal Liberal nomination in Oakville. On June 12, 2019 Flynn lost the nomination to Anita Anand, who went on to win the general election.
|2018 Ontario general election: Oakville|
|Progressive Conservative||Stephen Crawford||24,837||43.67||+5.90|
|New Democratic||Lesley Sprague||9,424||16.57||+8.63|
|Green||Emily De Sousa||1,986||3.49||−0.31|
|Total valid votes||56,871||100.0|
|Source: Elections Ontario|
|2014 Ontario general election|
|Progressive Conservative||Larry Scott||18,895||37.77||-0.18|
|New Democratic||Che Marville||3,973||7.94||-2.30|
|Total valid votes||50,029||100.0|
|Source: Elections Ontario|
|2011 Ontario general election|
|Progressive Conservative||Larry Scott||17,131||37.95||+3.08|
|New Democratic||Lesley Sprague||4,625||10.24||+3.59|
|Family Coalition||Jonathan Banzuela||188||0.42||-0.17|
|Total valid votes||45,146||100.00|
|Progressive Conservative||Rick Byers||16,666||34.87%||-7.31%|
|New Democratic||Tony Crawford||3,178||6.65%||+0.30%|
|Family Coalition||Michael James Toteda||281||0.59%||-1.08%|
|Total valid votes||47,794||100.00%|
|Progressive Conservative||Kurt Franklin||18,991||42.18%||-19.72%|
|New Democratic||Anwar Abbas Naqvi||2,858||6.35%||+2.63%|
|Family Coalition||Theresa Tritt||751||1.67%||+0.49%|
|Progressive Conservative||Gary Carr||27,767||61.90%|
|New Democratic||Sean Cain||1,667||3.72%|
|Family Coalition||Adrian Ratelle||530||1.18%|
|Natural Law||Linda Antonichuk||202||0.45%|
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