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Honourable Ben Jessome

Jessome, Hon. Ben

Ben was first elected to the Nova Scotia Legislature as MLA for Hammonds Plains-Lucasville in June 2013 and was re-elected in 2017 and 2021. Ben is proud to call Hammonds Plains-Lucasville home.

He has served on numerous committees, including Veterans Affairs, Private & Local Bills, and Public Accounts. He also served in cabinet as Minister of the Public Service Commission. 

Deeply rooted for more than 30 years as a resident, student, athlete, coach, church member, and volunteer, Ben is well connected with extended family members residing in subdivisions throughout the district. 

Ben attended elementary, junior, and senior high school in the district before going on to complete a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation Management from Acadia. 

He is a member of the Veterans Affairs Committee.

Constituency Party Start Date
Hammonds Plains-Lucasville Liberal 2013


Standing Committees


Contact details

Constituency office

Civic address:
St. Margaret’s Community Centre
12 Westwood Blvd.
Upper Tantallon, NS
B3Z 1H3

Phone: 902-826-2079
Fax: 902-826-2089

Business address

Nova Scotia Liberal Caucus Office
5151 George St., Suite 1402
P.O. Box 741
Halifax, NS
B3J 2T3

Phone: 902-424-8637
Fax: 902-424-0539

Maps and history

Constituency History