The March 22 by-election in Calgary-Greenway kicked off this week with the defending Progressive Conservatives already embroiled in scandal. Four candidates were expected to contest the PC nomination at a meeting scheduled for Feb. 27, but the local c… . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics: PCs have a long history of nomination scandals in Calgary-Greenway
Recent polls show a three-way contest between the Progressive Conservatives, New Democratic and Wildrose Parties, but with 24 days left in Alberta’s provincial election, a lot can change. Here is a quick review of what the politicians were saying and political… Continue Reading →
Progressive Conservative activist Jamie Lall was unexpectedly disqualified for unknown reasons before his party’s April 1 nomination meeting in Chestermere-Rockyview, allowing Wildrose PC MLA Bruce McAllister to be acclaimed. After months of campaigning, Mr. Lall lashed out at his party and questioned why he… Continue Reading →
As I first wrote about in yesterday’s post, former Calgary-McCall MLA Shiraz Shariff has been disqualified as the Progressive Conservative candidate in Calgary-West after complaints of voting irregularities at the recent nomination meeting.
Mr. Shariff narrowly defeated former Alberta Health Services chairman Ken Hughes, who sits in Premier Alison Redford‘s inner circle . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta politics blog: pc party shoots the [shiraz] shariff. premier redford to appoint a new candidate in calgary-west.
Premier Alison Redford
Following claims of voting irregularities at the recently held Calgary-West Progressive Conservative nomination meeting, Tory sources are saying that Premier Alison Redford may find a new candidate to carry her party’s banner in that constituency.
The hard fought nomination battle saw former Calgary-McCall MLA Shiraz Shariff shock political watchers by . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta politics blog: alison redford to appoint a new candidate in calgary-west, say tory sources.
As an election approaches, Alberta’s political parties are busy nominating candidates across the province. Listed below are some of the most recent updates made the list of nominated candidates, including recent Progressive Conservative nominees in Calgary-Fish Creek, Calgary-McCall, Calgary-West, Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre, and Sherwood Park.
Nominated Alberta Election candidates by region – January 23, . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta politics blog: alberta election candidate update – january 2012.
With an election fast approaching, Alberta’s political parties are busy nominating candidates across the province. Here is a regional breakdown showing where candidates have been nominated and some of the recent updates.
Nominated Alberta Election candidates by region (January 16, 2012)
Airdrie: Former Airdrie Mayor Linda Bruce and current Alderman Kelly Hegg are seeking . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta politics blog: alberta election candidate update – january 2012.
With a fixed election “period” expected to be set for sometime between March 1 and May 31, 2012, Alberta’s political parties are still in the process of nominating candidates in the 87 new constituencies that will be contested in the next provincial election.
Total Nominated Candidates AP: Alberta Party 8/87 LIB: Liberal 20/87 NDP: New . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta politics blog: alberta candidate nomination update – november 2011 (part 2).