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Alberta Politics

Monday morning candidate nomination updates in Alberta

The Progressive Conservatives held their first “Super Saturday” on Feb. 21, 2015, during¬†which contested nominations were held in seven constituencies. The handful of contested PC nominations have been overshadowed by the nearly forty acclamations by¬†incumbent PC MLAs across the province. The Liberal Party, still without a permanent leader after Raj Sherman‘s abrupt resignation in Jan. […]

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Alberta Politics

alberta election maps: percentage of vote by constituency.

I have spent some time over the past week looking at the voting numbers from Monday’s general election and have created these maps showing the percentage of vote earned by each party. The most stunning change from previous election is the significant drop in support for Alison Redford‘s Progressive Conservatives in rural central and southern […]

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Alberta Politics

tories nearing a full-slate of candidates, opposition parties all over the map in election preparation.

After a week away from the blogging world, I spent some time this weekend catching up with plenty of election nomination candidate updates. Alberta’s political parties are all in varying degrees of preparation for the upcoming election and for the next session of the Legislative Assembly. The Spring sitting of the Assembly begins this week […]