Hants East Honourable John MacDonell NDP
The Honourable John MacDonell was first elected to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly as MLA for Hants East in 1998 and was re-elected in 1999, 2003, 2006 and again in 2009.
John was raised in Enfield, Hants County on the farm that has been in the family since 1877. John taught science at Hants East Rural High School for 15 years. In addition to teaching, John and his family operate the MacDonell family farm.