Steven McKay is a Kruzean politician and lawyer. He is the current leader of the Official Opposition to President Tessa Sharples's government. He has been Chairman of the Conservative Party since Michael Azoff's resignation.
Leader of the Official Opposition in the High Council
since February 2014
Predecessor : Tessa Sharples
President : Tessa Sharples
Chairman of the Conservative Party
since February 2014
Predecessor : Michael Azoff
Minister of Justice
April 2012 - February 2014
President : Michael Azoff
Government : Azoff II
MP for Albion District
since February 2002
Governor of the Federal Territory
March 2011 - April 2012
Spouse : Naomi McKay
Children : Jamie McKay, Ben McKay
Religion : Roman Catholic
Job : Lawyer, economist
Party : Conservative (since 2001)
Minister of Justice under Michael Azoff, he is quite a popular politician in the Kruz Islands. He is one of the rare Conservatives not to be accused of corruption in the Mafawa scandal in September 2013.
Steven Mckay was born 6 February 1968 in Southgate Estates District, Honga City. He is the son of Reginald Mckay and Penny Wilson. Steven is part of the very wealthy McKay family, established in the Kruz Islands since 1855. The McKay family were part of the first Scottish settlers to colonize the Islands. Steven McKay has Scottish, French and jewish ancestry.
McKay was educated at Primerose Hill Private primary school. He attended the very expensive Victoria College in Williamsport. After graduating, he became a lawyer and economist.
Steven married Naomi Coleman, in 1996. They have two children, Ben and Jaime. The family lives in Williamsport.
Beginning as an MP
Conservative supporter since his teenage years, McKay actually joined the party in 2001. He was elected Member of Parliament for Albion District in the 2002 election. He was chosen because the former Conservative member, Donald Hesletine was retiring, aged 82.
After the 2011 conservative victory, new president Michael Azoff appointed McKay as governor of the Federal Territory. He didn't stay governor for long because he became Minister of Justice a year later. During his time in government, McKay was seen as the rising star of the Conservative Party. He was one of the rare ministers not to be accused of corruption.
Leader of the Conservatives
When the conservatives suffered from a heavy defeat in the 2014 elections, McKay was seen as the only man to replace Michael Azoff. Two weeks after the election, McKay won the Conservative Leader Election by a large margin. he subsequently became Leader of the Opposition.