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Alberta Politics

tories holding second vote in calgary-west. hints at broader problems in nomination process.

After weeks of bad press caused by the disqualification of nominated Calgary-West candidate Shiraz Shariff, the Progressive Conservatives announced yesterday that they would be holding a new nomination meeting in that constituency. In what amounts to a re-vote, only the four candidates involved in the original vote will be allowed to contest the new nomination […]

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Alberta Politics

alison redford to appoint a new candidate in calgary-west, say tory sources [updated].

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 defeating past Alberta Health Services Chairman […]