A Little More About Dwight Ball #nlpoli

Dwight Ball is the 13th premier of Newfoundland and Labrador. He has served in that role since December 14, 2015. As an MHA he represents the electoral district of Humber – Gros Morne.

Ball has served as leader of the Liberal Party since November 2013.

On January 3, 2012, Ball began his duties as Leader of the Official Opposition and interim leader of the Liberal Party. On July 5, 2013, Ball stepped down as interim leader of the Liberal Party to run for the position permanently in the 2013 leadership election, which he won. He was sworn in on December 14, 2015.

On November 30, 2015, Ball won a 31-seat majority government in the 2015 election.

Ball was raised in Deer Lake and graduated from Elwood Regional High School. He attended Memorial University when he was 17 years old.

By trade, Dwight Ball is a pharmacist, he owned two pharmacies and several senior care homes and is involved in real estate development and venture capital investments.

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