daveberta.ca - Alberta politics: By-Election Round-up: 11 days until the mini-election

TweetThere are now eleven days left until voters cast their ballots in four provincial by-elections on October 27. Prentice a no-show in Calgary-Foothills He is the Premier of Alberta and he does not have a seat in the Legislature, but Jim Prentice was the only Calgary-Foothills by-election candidate to skip last night’s all-candidates forum organized by the Edgemont Community Association. Noting the high-profile ...

daveberta.ca - Alberta politics blog: recap: alberta party leadership convention.

Over 300 people attended the Alberta Party leadership convention. 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 ...

David Climenhaga's Alberta Diary: New Alberta Party leader’s challenge is to turn a New Age blip into lasting political phenomenon

Your blogger discusses the state of Alberta (pun intended) with Alberta Party Leader Glenn Taylor. Below: Randy Royer. In the end, the Alberta Party’s leadership vote yesterday came down to a choice between old-style plebeian NDP politics and old-style patrician Liberal politics.It wasn’t much of a contest. The New Democratic Party approach won easily in ...

David Climenhaga's Alberta Diary: This just in: New Alberta Party leader gives speech; old leader sings Over the Rainbow (really!)

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) and the sandwich (egg salad), but I didn’t drink the Kool-Aid. Not yet, anyway.Mostly, I’m ...

daveberta.ca - Alberta politics blog: the alberta party chooses a leader – glenn taylor.

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 ...

daveberta.ca - Alberta politics blog: by design or by default, a low-key alberta party leadership race.

Alberta Party leadership candidates Tammy Maloney, Lee Easton, Randy Royer, and Glenn Taylor at MacEwan University. 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 ...