I have updated the list of declared and nominated candidates standing in the next provincial election. Athabasca-Sturgeon-Redwater: At a nomination meeting scheduled for September 26, former Liberal caucus staffer turned NDP activist Mandy Melnyk will face Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 3550 President Trudy Grebenstein for the NDP nomination. Calgary-Bow: Former Alderman and mayoral [...] . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta politics blog: alberta candidate nomination update – september 2011 (part 2)
Airdrie – Former City of Airdrie Mayor Linda Bruce told the Airdrie Echo that she has been approached to run for the Progressive Conservative nomination. Ms. Bruce served two-terms as Mayor before being unseated by Peter Brown in October 2010. She currently serves as the Executive Director of Creative Airdrie. The constituency is currently represented [...] . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta politics blog: alberta candidate nomination updates – july 2011.
The Alberta Party held their leadership convention on May 27 and 28 at the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton and I attended as a member from the Edmonton-Centre constituency. Despite my reservations about the low-key leadership contest, I was impressed with the quality, organization, and positive energy of the event, which drew over 300 attendees [...] . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta politics blog: recap: alberta party leadership convention.
Outgoing Acting Alberta Party Leader Sue Huff sings Somewhere, Over the Rainbow, I’m not making this up! Below: First ballot leadership vote victor Glenn Taylor.I went to the Alberta Party convention this weekend. I ate the cookie (chocolate chip) an… . . . → Read More: David Climenhaga’s Alberta Diary: This just in: New Alberta Party leader gives speech; old leader sings Over the Rainbow (really!)
Congratulations to Hinton Mayor Glenn Taylor for being selected as the leader of the Alberta Party at this weekend’s convention in Edmonton. Mayor Taylor scored a first round victory with 55% of the vote. Total Votes: Lee Easton : 144 – 12.00% Tammy Maloney: 104 – 8.67% Randy Royer: 287 – 23.92% Glenn Taylor: 665 [...] . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta politics blog: the alberta party chooses a leader – glenn taylor.
A small crowd of around 80 interested Edmontonians gathered to hear the candidates seeking the leadership of the Alberta Party this week at MacEwan University in downtown Edmonton. It is a low-key contest that will culminate this weekend at a leadership convention at Edmonton’s Shaw Conference Centre. The forum could be described as tame and [...] . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta politics blog: by design or by default, a low-key alberta party leadership race.