Alberta Election 2019

Alberta’s next provincial general election is expected to be called between March 1, 2019 and May 31, 2019. If you know any candidates who have announced their intentions to stand for party nominations, please comment below or send me an email at david.cournoyer@gmail.com. I will add them and links to their social media sites to the list.

Here is a list of party candidates who are seeking nominations or have been nominated to run in the next provincial election (updated on November 9, 2018):

Candidates nominated for 2019 election
Alberta Party: 42/87
Freedom Conservative: 0/87
Green Party: 3/87
Liberal Party: 5/87
New Democratic Party: 25/87
United Conservative Party: 60/87

Airdrie-Cochrane
UCP: Peter Guthrie [Facebook, Instagram, Twitter]

Airdrie-East
UCP: Angela Pitt [Facebook, Twitter]

Athabasca-Barrhead-Westlock
UCP: Glenn van Dijken [Facebook, Twitter]

Banff-Kananaskis
Alberta Party nomination candidate: Brenda Stanton
NDP nomination candidate [Nomination meeting on November 13, 2018]Cameron Westhead [Facebook, Twitter]
UCP: Miranda Rosin [Facebook]

Bonnyville-Cold Lake-St. Paul
Alberta Party: Glenn Anderson
UCPDavid Hanson [Facebook, Twitter]

Brooks-Medicine Hat
Alberta Party nomination candidate [Nomination meeting scheduled for November 21, 2018]: Jim Black
UCPMichaela Glasgo [Facebook, Twitter]

Calgary-Acadia
Alberta Party: Lana Bentley
Liberal nomination candidate [Nomination Meeting: October 31, 2018]
NDP: Brian Pincott [Twitter]
UCP: Tyler Shandro [Facebook, Twitter]

Calgary-Beddington
Alberta Party: Karen McPherson [Facebook, Twitter]
UCP: Randy Kerr [Twitter],

Calgary-Bow
Alberta Party nomination candidate: Paul Godard
NDP nomination candidate: Deborah Drever [Facebook, Twitter]
UCP: Demetrios Nicolaides [Facebook, InstagramTwitter]

Calgary-Buffalo
Alberta Party:  Omar Masood [FacebookTwitter]
NDP: Joe Ceci [Facebook, Twitter]
UCP: Tom Olsen [Facebook, Twitter]

Calgary-Cross
UCP: Mickey Amery

Calgary-Currie
Alberta Party: Lindsay Luhnau [Twitter]
NDP: Brian Malkinson [Facebook, Twitter]
UCP: Nicholas Milliken [Twitter]

Calgary-East
Alberta Party: Gar Gar [Facebook, Twitter]
UCP: Peter Singh

Calgary-Edgemont
Alberta Party: Joanne Gui
NDP nomination candidate: Julia Hayter [Facebook, Twitter],
UCP: Prasad Panda [Facebook, Twitter]

Calgary-Elbow
Alberta Party: Greg Clark [Facebook, Twitter]
NDP : Janet Eremenko [Twitter]
UCP:Doug Schweitzer [Facebook, Twitter]

Calgary-Falconridge
Liberal: Deepak Sharma
NDP nomination candidate: Paramjit Singh Mann
UCP nomination candidate: Gurjinder Dhillon, Pete de Jong [FacebookTwitter], Happy Mann [Facebook], Jesse Minhas, Devinder Toor

Calgary-Fish Creek
UCP: Richard Gotfried

Calgary-Foothills
Alberta Party: Jennifer Wyness
UCP: Jason Luan

Calgary-Glenmore
Alberta Party nomination candidate: Scott Appleby
Green: Allie Tulick
UCP: Whitney Issik

Calgary-Hays
UCP: Ric McIver

Calgary-Klein
Alberta Party: Kara Levis [Facebook, Instagram, Twitter]
NDP: Craig Coolahan [Facebook, Twitter]
UCP: Jeremy Nixon [Facebook. Twitter]

Calgary-Lougheed
Alberta Party: Rachel Timmermans
UCP: Jason Kenney

Calgary-McCall
NDP: Irfan Sabir [Facebook, Twitter]
UCP: Jasraj Singh Hallan [Twitter]

Calgary-Mountain View
Alberta Party: Angela Kokott
Green: Thana Boonlert [Facebook, Twitter]
Liberal: David Khan
NDP: Kathleen Ganley [Facebook, Twitter]
UCP nomination candidate: Becca Polak, Caylan Ford [Facebook, Twitter], Mark Hlady, Jeremy Wong

Calgary-North
Alberta Party: Melanie Wen
UCP nomination candidate: Devin Green, Tanis Fiss, Paul Frank [Facebook, Twitter], Jun Lin, Tommy Low, Manpreet Sidhu, Muhammad Yaseen

Calgary-North East
Alberta Party: Nate Pike [Facebook, Twitter]
Liberal: Gul Khan
NDP nomination candidate: Gurbachan Brar [Facebook], Roop Rai
UCP: Rajan Sawhney

Calgary-North West
Alberta Party: Andrew Bradley
NDP nomination candidate: Sandra Jansen
UCP: Sonya Savage

Calgary-Peigan
Alberta Party: Herjinder Seran
UCPTanya Fir [Facebook, Twitter]

Calgary-Shaw
Alberta Party: Bronson Ha
NDP nomination candidate: Graham Sucha
UCP: Rebecca Schulz

Calgary-South East
Alberta Party: Rick Fraser
UCP nomination candidate: Cameron Davies, Matt Jones [Facebook], Eva Kiryakos

Calgary-Varsity
Alberta PartyBeth Barberree
Green: Cheryle Chagnon-Greyeyes
NDP: Anne McGrath [Twitter]
UCPJason Copping [Facebook]

Calgary-West
UCP: Mike Ellis

Camrose
Alberta Party nomination candidate: Steve Hansen, Kevin Smook
UCP nomination candidate [Nomination meeting scheduled for November 24, 2018]: Dawn Anderson, Jackie Lovely [Facebook], Brandon Lunty, Robert Johnson, Trevor Miller

Cardston-Siksika
UCP: Joseph Schow [Facebook]

Central Peace-Notley
NDP: Marg McCuaig Boyd [Facebook, Twitter]
UCP: Todd Loewen

Chestermere-Strathmore
Freedom Conservative nomination candidate: Derek Fildebrandt
UCP: Leela Aheer [Facebook, Twitter]

Cypress-Medicine Hat
UCP: Drew Barnes

Drayton Valley-Devon
NDP: Kieran Quirke [LinkedIn, Twitter]
UCP: Mark Smith

Drumheller-Stettler
Alberta Party: Mark Nikota [Twitter]
UCP: Nathan Horner

Edmonton-Beverly-Clareview
NDP: Deron Bilous [Facebook, Twitter]
UCP nomination candidate [Nomination meeting scheduled for November 17, 2018]: David Egan [Facebook, Instagram, Twitter], Roger Fodjo, Ruby Malik, Jeffery Walters

Edmonton-Castle Downs
Alberta Party: Moe Rahall
UCP: Ed Ammar

Edmonton-City Centre
Alberta Party: Bob Philp [Facebook]
NDPDavid Shepherd [Facebook, Twitter]
UCPLily Le [Facebook, Instagram, Twitter]

Edmonton-Decore
Alberta Party: Ali Haymour
NDP nomination candidate: Chris Nielson
UCP: Karen Principe [Facebook]

Edmonton-Ellerslie
NDP: Rod Loyola [Facebook, Twitter]
UCP nomination candidate: Sanjay Patel

Edmonton-Glenora
Alberta Party: Glen Tickner
NDP: Sarah Hoffman [Facebook, Twitter]
UCP: Marjorie Newman

Edmonton-Gold Bar
Alberta Party: Diana Ly [Facebook, Instagram]
NDP: Marlin Schmidt [Facebook]
UCP: David Dorward

Edmonton-Highands-Norwood
Alberta Party: Tish Prouse [Twitter]
NDP: Janis Irwin [Facebook, InstagramTwitter]
UCP nomination candidate: Michael Kalyn, George Lam, Atul Ranade, Del Shupenia

Edmonton-Manning
Alberta Party nomination candidate: Manwar Khan, Keli Tamaklo
NDP: Heather Sweet [Facebook, Twitter]
UCP nomination candidate: Dakota Drouillard, Gurcharan Garcha, Kulshan Gill, Harjinder Grewal

Edmonton-Meadows
Alberta Party: Amrit Matharu
UCP nomination candidate: Joel Mullan, Arundeep Sandhu, Sant Sharma

Edmonton-McClung
Alberta Party: Stephen Mandel [Facebook, Twitter]
NDP: Lorne Dach
UCP: Laurie Mozeson [Facebook]

Edmonton-Mill Woods
Alberta Party: Anju Sharma
Liberal: Abdi Bakal
NDPChristina Gray [Facebook, Twitter]
UCP nomination candidate: Muhammad Afzal, Tariq Chaudhry, David Fletcher, Sophia Kahn, Nazia Naqvi, Baljit Singh, Heather Sworin

Edmonton-North West
Alberta Party nomination candidate: Emerson Mayers, Todd Ross
NDP nomination candidate [Nomination meeting on November 23, 2018]: David Eggen
UCP: Ali Eltayeb

Edmonton-Riverview
Alberta Party nomination candidate: Katherine O’Neill
NDP: Lori Sigurdson
UCP nomination candidate: Karamarie Barker, Shawn McLeod

Edmonton-Rutherford
Alberta Party: Aisha Rauf [Twitter]
NDP nomination candidate [Nomination meeting scheduled for November 21, 2018]: Richard Feehan
UCP: Hannah Presakarchuk

Edmonton-South
Alberta Party: Pramod Kumar 
NDP nomination candidate: Thomas Dang [Facebook, Twitter]
UCP nomination candidates: William Farrell, Mike Nickel, Tunde Obasan [Facebook], Atul Ranade, Inderdeep Sandhu

Edmonton-South West
Alberta Party: Mo Elsalhy
UCP nomination candidate: Kevin Greco [Facebook, Twitter], Kaycee Madu [Facebook], Sohail Quadri [Facebook]

Edmonton-Strathcona
NDP nomination candidate: Rachel Notley
UCP nomination candidate: Jovita Mendita

Edmonton-West Henday
Alberta Party: Winston Leung [Facebook, Instagram, Twitter]
NDP nomination candidate [Nomination meeting on November 15, 2018]: Jon Carson [Facebook, Twitter]
UCP: Nicole Williams [Facebook, Instagram, Twitter]

Edmonton-Whitemud
Alberta Party: Jonathan Dai
Liberal: [Nomination meeting on October 24, 2018]
UCP: Elizabeth Hughes [Facebook]

Fort McMurray-Lac La Biche
UCP: Laila Goodridge

Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo
UCP: Tany Yao

Fort Saskatchewan-Vegreville
Alberta Party: Marvin Olsen
UCP: Jackie Armstrong-Homeniuk [Facebook]

Grande Prairie
Alberta Party Nomination candidate: Grant Berg [Facebook]
UCP: Tracy Allard [Facebook, Instagram]

Grande Prairie-Wapiti
UCP: Travis Toews

Highwood
UCP: RJ Sigurdson [Facebook, Instagram, Twitter]

Lac Ste. Anne-Parkland
Alberta Party: Don McCargar
NDP nomination candidate [Nomination meeting scheduled for November 18, 2018]: Oneil Carlier [Facebook, Twitter]
UCP: nomination candidates: Shane Getson

Lacombe-Ponoka
Alberta Party: Myles Chykerda
UCP: Ron Orr

Leduc-Beaumont
Alberta Party nomination candidate: Jan Becker, Coreina Hubert, Tauras Pawluk [Facebook]
NDP: Shaye Anderson [Facebook, Twitter]
UCP: Brad Rutherford [Facebook, Twitter]

Lethbridge-East
NDP: Maria Fitzpatrick [Facebook, Twitter]
UCP nomination candidate: Bryan Litchfield,Kimberly Lyall, Angela Zuba

Lethbridge-West
NDPShannon Phillips [Facebook, Twitter]
UCP nomination candidates: Richard Dempsey, Karri Flatla, George Rigaux

Lesser Slave Lake
Alberta Party: Judy Kim-Meneen
NDP: Danielle Larivee
UCP nomination candidate [Nomination meeting scheduled for November 24, 2018]: Brenda Derkoch [Facebook], Jon Middelkoop, Juliette Noskey [Facebook], Garrett Tomlinson, Pat Rehn, Jim Sparks

Livingstone-Macleod
Alberta Party: Tim Meech
Liberal: Dylin Hauser
UCP nomination candidate: Allen MacLennan, Justin MurphyNathan Neudorf [Facebook], Roger Reid, Thomas Schneider

Maskwacis-Wetaskiwin
Alberta Party nomination candidate: Chevi Rabbitt
UCPRichard Wilson [Facebook, Twitter]

Morinville-St. Albert
NDP nomination candidate: Shawna Gawreluck [Twitter]
UCP: Dale Nally

Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills
UCP: Nathan Cooper

Peace River
UCP: Daniel Williams

Red Deer North
Alberta Party: Paul Hardy [Twitter]
UCP: Adriana LaGrange [FacebookTwitter]

Red Deer South
Alberta Party: Ryan Mcdougal
NDP: Barb Miller
UCP nomination candidate: Adele Poratto [Facebook, InstagramTwitter], Jason Stephan, Norman Wiebe [Facebook], Haley Wile

Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre
UCP: Jason Nixon

St. Albert
Green nomination candidate: Cameron Jefferies
NDP nomination candidate: Marie Renaud [Facebook, Twitter]
UCP nomination candidate [Nomination meeting scheduled for November 22, 2018]: Shelley Biermanski, Brian Horak, Rodney Laliberte, Jeff Wedman

Sherwood Park
Alberta Party: Sue Timanson
UCP nomination candidate: Maureen Gough, Sean Kenny, Jason LafondLen Thom [FacebookTwitter], Jordan Walker [Facebook, Twitter]

Spruce Grove-Stony Plain
UCP nomination candidates [Nomination meeting scheduled for November 30, 2018]: Mathew Clarke [Facebook], Brendon Greene [Twitter], Jerry Semen [Facebook, Twitter], Searle Turton [Facebook, Twitter]

Strathcona-Sherwood Park
Alberta Party: Dave Quest
UCP: Nate Glubish [Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter]

Taber-Warner
UCP: Grant Hunter

Vermilion-Lloydminster-Wainwright
UCP nomination candidate [Nomination meeting scheduled for November 28, 2018]: Benjamin Acquaye [Facebook], Chris Carnell, Darrel Howell, Danny Hozack, Blake Prior, Garth Rowswell, Jenelle Saskiw, Eileen Taylor

West Yellowhead
Alberta Party nomination candidate: Kirstie Gomuwka [Twitter]
NDP nomination candidate: Eric Rosendahl

UCP nomination candidate [Nomination meeting scheduled for November 15, 2018]: Paul Chauvet, Ray Hilts, Martin Long, Stuart Taylor

41 thoughts on “Alberta Election 2019

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  3. Ken Chapman

    The next election could happen on, before or even AFTER May 31, 2019. Fixed election dates are not binding given the abuses of the past.

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  4. NewsHound

    Stephen Mandel has said he will seek the AB Party nomination in Edmonton-McClung, whether he wins the leadership or not.

    “Mandel says even if he loses the leadership race, he will run for the Alberta Party in the 2019 election in his home riding of Edmonton-McClung, which is currently held by NDP backbencher Lorne Dach.”

    http://www.metronews.ca/news/edmonton/2018/01/10/former-edmonton-mayor-and-pc-cabinet-minister-runs-for-alberta-party-leadership.html

    Reply
  5. Rick Smith

    Sharon Smith will be seeking the UCP nomination in Leduc/Beaumont. She ran in this riding as a Wildrose Candidate last provincial election, finishing second to the NDP candidate

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  6. Richard

    Calgary – Peigan
    Spelling correction of (Piegan). Assuming that the word Peigan came from the Peigan Nation which is now known as the Piikani Nation of the Blackfoot confederacy. This would be one of those I before E except after C, or, or, or, or exceptions.

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  7. Alex

    David Dorward is recycling himself as a UCP nominee after being defeated in 2015 by Marlin Schmidt, now a Minister in the Notley government. I hope someone else runs against Dorward as he cannot win with his record.

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    1. Janet

      Well, Dorward got nominated so Alex got that wrong. Remember he had pink hair! What a goon. Marlin Schmidt will be tough to beat and Dorward did such a crap job with Premier Build-my-Penthouse 2011-2015 that Marlin is a shoe-in!

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      1. K Foon Der

        Not to nitpick at all but the error is too gross to let pass. Marlin Schmidt is a “shoo-in”. Dorward might not be a great candidate but when Notley was elected she had about 6 bonafide cabinet ministers so maybe the tide will raise all boats and the Kenney effect will resonate even though individual nomination candidates aren’t that great.

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  8. FAHAD MUGHAL

    Dave,
    I don’t know how you keep up with this political website.
    You have done a great job in compiling this data.

    Thank you.

    Fahad.

    Reply
  9. Chris

    I noticed Edmonton Strathcona is missing from this list. Are there any candidates for this riding yet?

    Reply
  10. Sandra Kim

    Hi Dave,

    Great job on your website. I appreciate how you keep Albertans informed.

    I am running as the nominee candidate for the UCP in the Maskwacis-Wetaskiwin constituency. Can you please change my name into a link for sandrakim.ca.

    Thank you,

    Sandra Kim
    sandrakimucp@gmail.com

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  11. Doug

    Can anyone explain why the conservatives were wiped out in 2015? Was it a sudden shift in ideology or corruption?

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    1. Harley Endersby

      I don’t think it was the ideology, mostly greed, arrogance and the history of corruption. They had no plan and no trust.

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      1. Foon Der

        Redford was a leftist PCA who would have been more at home with the LIberals. Prentice was more centrist but the well had been poisoned by Redford AND with the Wildrose floor crossers. Then Jim made his look in the mirror retort and called an election a year ahead of schedule trying to take advantage of Wildrose disorganization which resulted in the 3 way vote split that was a benefit to at least 20 NDP that were elected when the conservative vote was evenly fractured. RIP Jim Prentice but you miscalculated.

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    2. K Foon Der

      Vote split between PCA and WRP (27% vs 24%) combined it should have been 51% conservative vote. Where the NDP candidate got more than 30% of the vote in a riding it often beat the two conservative parties. A number of voters voted NDP to teach the governing PCA a lesson. Boy did they ever teach them a lesson. That is why Jason Kenney saw the solution as a re-unified conservative party. Those not happy with some of Jason’s decisions and policies may well vote NDP. Alberta Party or Liberal but it takes roughly 40% of the vote to win a majority. The polls have shown the UCP higher than 40% since 2017 when the parties voted to merge and then elect Jason Kenney as leader.

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  12. Foon Der

    Calgary Varsity UCP candidate is Jason Copping, runners-up John Volponi, Michael Kim, John Huang, Leslie Doell, Grace Lane

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  13. K Foon Der

    Laila Goodridge wins UCP nomination Ft. McMurray Lac-La-Biche
    Tyler Shandro wins Calgary Acadia UCP nomination
    Demetrios Nicolaides wins Calgary Bow UCP nomination

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  14. Foon Der

    I believe the revised count of UCP nominations is 55/86 with 31 to be announced. Someone mentioned that one CA was missing – Innisfail/Sylvan Lake currently held by Devin Dreeshan who won the bye-election after Don MacIntyre and Brian Jean both resigned. Goodridge had to re-win the nomination and won while Dreeshan’s status has not been announced. If he has to face a nomination contest he will sit as an MLA for the first time on Oct. 29th not knowing whether he will be able to run in the spring election. At least Goodridge knows she will be around to run in the election. She won 66% of the vote in the bye-election while Dreeshan crushed Nicole Money with 80% of the vote. It was announced that Mooney was elected to the NDP executive even though she is a pro-life Catholic.

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  15. K. Foon Der

    I printed the whole list to count for myself and have a different total for UCP nominated candidates than Daveberta.ca. The list should be 58 UCP nominated with 28 nominations not yet complete. Calgary Cross nomination is November 3rd. Calgary Currie is November 5th, Morinville-St Albert is November 5&6. That would bring the UCP nominations to 61 with 25 yet to go. [5 in Calgary, 8 in Edmonton city, 3 in greater Edmonton, 2 in Lethbridge]. Innisfail-Sylvan Lake is still not on the list of constituencies.

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  16. Foon Der

    Still missing is the Innisfail-Sylvan Lake CA, UCP nominations are now correct 60 nominated and 26 nominations yet to be held. NDP nominated is correct at 24 with 18 CA nominations yet to be held. There are 44 CAs where the NDP have not listed a nominated candidate or nomination contest.

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