Mark Cameron (politician)

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Mark Cameron

Member of the New Zealand Parliament
for ACT party list
Assumed office
17 October 2020
Personal details
Political partyACT

Mark Stuart Cameron[1] is a New Zealand politician who was elected to the New Zealand parliament at the 2020 general election as a representative of the ACT New Zealand party.

Early life and career[edit]

Cameron is a dairy farmer from Ruawai in Northland.[2][3]

Political career[edit]

New Zealand Parliament
Years Term Electorate List Party
2020–present 53rd List 8 ACT

In the 2020 election, Cameron ran for the electorate of Northland. He is the party's spokesperson for rural issues.[2] Like his party colleague Chris Baillie, Cameron does not agree with the scientific consensus on climate science.[3]

During the 2020 election, Cameron came fourth place in Northland.[4] He was elected via the ACT Party list.[5] Cameron is ACT's spokesperson for Primary Industries, Regional Economic Development, and Biosecurity.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Event - New Zealand Parliament". www.parliament.nz.
  2. ^ a b "Election 2020: ACT promises to scrap subsidies for forestry investment, let regional councils set freshwater rules". Stuff. 21 September 2020. Archived from the original on 17 October 2020. Retrieved 13 October 2020.
  3. ^ a b Milne, Jonathan (13 October 2020). "ACT candidates freely choose to do as they're told". Newsroom. Retrieved 13 October 2020.
  4. ^ "Northland – Official Result". Electoral Commission. Retrieved 6 November 2020.
  5. ^ "2020 General Election and Referendums – Official Result Successful Candidates". Electoral Commission. Retrieved 6 November 2020.
  6. ^ "Mark Cameron". ACT New Zealand. Retrieved 22 November 2020.