Alberta Senate Nominee Election

The Alberta government is holding a province-wide election on October 18, 2021 to select two “Senate Nominees” to be submitted to the Prime Minister for appointment to the Canadian Senate when a vacancy occurs. Alberta is the only province that holds these elections and the Prime Minister is not legally or constitutionally obligated to appoint the elected nominees. This is Alberta’s fifth Senate Nominee election since 1989.

The candidates who have declared their intentions to run in the election are:

  • Erika Barootes
  • Pam Davidson
  • Randy Hogle
  • Duncan Kinney
  • Mykhailo Martyniouk
  • Sunil Sookram