|27th Alberta Legislature|
|2008 – 2012|
December 14, 2006 – October 7, 2011
7 Oct. 2011 – 23 Mar. 2014
|Leader of the|
December 15, 2008 – September 10, 2011
September 12, 2011 – April 23, 2012
|Government||Progressive Conservative Association|
|Third parties||Wildrose Party|
|New Democratic Party|
|Speaker of the|
April 14, 1997 – May 23, 2012
12 Mar. 2008 – 15 Sep. 2014
|Members||83 MLA seats|
6 Feb. 1952 – present
|Hon. Norman Kwong|
January 20, 2005 – May 11, 2010
|Hon. Donald Ethell|
11 May 2010 – present
14 Apr. 2008 – 4 Dec. 2008
10 Feb. 2009 – 26 Nov. 2009
4 Feb. 2010 – 2 Dec. 2010
22 Feb. 2011 – 8 Dec. 2011
7 Feb. 2012 – 22 Mar. 2012
The 27th Alberta Legislative Assembly was constituted after the 2008 Alberta general election on March 3, 2008. The Progressive Conservatives led by Premier Ed Stelmach increased the size of his majority.
The result of the 2008 election resulted in the Progressive Conservative party strengthening their ranks and picking up many districts. The results had fooled most of the pundits who were predicting quite the opposite.
Premier Ed Stelmach shuffled the Cabinet on March 13, 2008. The more notable members of his cabinet included Ron Liepert, Lindsay Blackett and Mel Knight. The opposition criticized Stelmach for not reducing the size of cabinet which had become bloated to record levels.
This article needs to be updated. Please update this section to reflect recent events or newly available information.(November 2011)
The 1st Session of the 27th Alberta Legislature began on April 14, 2008 with the re-election of Ken Kowalski as speaker of the assembly defeating Laurie Blakeman on the first ballot.
The first throne speech during the assembly was read by Normie Kwong the next day. The 1st session was marked by a number of initiatives that cast the government in a negative light.
Membership in the 27th Alberta Legislative Assembly
|Ady, CindyCindy Ady||Progressive Conservative||Calgary-Shaw|
|Allred, KenKen Allred||Progressive Conservative||St. Albert|
|Amery, MoeMoe Amery||Progressive Conservative||Calgary-East|
|Anderson, RobRob Anderson||Progressive Conservative||Airdrie-Chestermere|
|Benito, CarlCarl Benito||Progressive Conservative||Edmonton-Mill Woods|
|Berger, EvanEvan Berger||Progressive Conservative||Livingstone-Macleod|
|Bhardwaj, NareshNaresh Bhardwaj||Progressive Conservative||Edmonton-Ellerslie|
|Bhullar, ManmeetManmeet Bhullar||Progressive Conservative||Calgary-Montrose|
|Blackett, LindsayLindsay Blackett||Progressive Conservative||Calgary-North West|
|Blakeman, LaurieLaurie Blakeman||Liberal||Edmonton-Centre|
|Boutilier, GuyGuy Boutilier||Progressive Conservative||Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo|
|Independent Wildrose Alliance|
|Brown, NeilNeil Brown||Progressive Conservative||Calgary-Nose Hill|
|Calahasen, PearlPearl Calahasen||Progressive Conservative||Lesser Slave Lake|
|Campbell, RobinRobin Campbell||Progressive Conservative||West Yellowhead|
|Cao, WayneWayne Cao||Progressive Conservative||Calgary-Fort|
|Chase, Harry B.Harry B. Chase||Liberal||Calgary-Varsity|
|Dallas, CalCal Dallas||Progressive Conservative||Red Deer South|
|Danyluk, RayRay Danyluk||Progressive Conservative||Lac La Biche-St. Paul|
|DeLong, AlanaAlana DeLong||Progressive Conservative||Calgary-Bow|
|Denis, JonathanJonathan Denis||Progressive Conservative||Calgary-Egmont|
|Doerksen, ArnoArno Doerksen||Progressive Conservative||Strathmore-Brooks|
|Drysdale, WayneWayne Drysdale||Progressive Conservative||Grande Prairie Wapiti|
|Elniski, DougDoug Elniski||Progressive Conservative||Edmonton-Calder|
|Evans, IrisIris Evans||Progressive Conservative||Sherwood Park|
|Fawcett, KyleKyle Fawcett||Progressive Conservative||Calgary-North Hill|
|Forsyth, HeatherHeather Forsyth||Progressive Conservative||Calgary-Fish Creek|
|Fritz, YvonneYvonne Fritz||Progressive Conservative||Calgary-Cross|
|Goudreau, HectorHector Goudreau||Progressive Conservative||Dunvegan|
|Griffiths, DougDoug Griffiths||Progressive Conservative||Battle River-Wainwright|
|Groeneveld, GeorgeGeorge Groeneveld||Progressive Conservative||Highwood|
|Hancock, DavidDavid Hancock||Progressive Conservative||Edmonton-Whitemud|
|Hayden, JackJack Hayden||Progressive Conservative||Drumheller-Stettler|
|Hehr, KentKent Hehr||Liberal||Calgary-Buffalo|
|Stevens, RonRon Stevens||Progressive Conservative||Calgary-Glenmore|
|Hinman, PaulPaul Hinman||Wildrose Alliance|
|Horne, FredFred Horne||Progressive Conservative||Edmonton-Rutherford|
|Horner, DougDoug Horner||Progressive Conservative||Spruce Grove-Sturgeon-St. Albert|
|Jablonski, Mary AnneMary Anne Jablonski||Progressive Conservative||Red Deer North|
|Jacobs, BroyceBroyce Jacobs||Progressive Conservative||Cardston-Taber-Warner|
|Johnson, JeffJeff Johnson||Progressive Conservative||Athabasca-Redwater|
|Johnston, ArthurArthur Johnston||Progressive Conservative||Calgary-Hays|
|Kang, DarshanDarshan Kang||Liberal||Calgary-McCall|
|Klimchuk, HeatherHeather Klimchuk||Progressive Conservative||Edmonton-Glenora|
|Knight, MelMel Knight||Progressive Conservative||Grande Prairie Smoky|
|Kowalski, KenKen Kowalski||Progressive Conservative||Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock|
|Leskiw, GeniaGenia Leskiw||Progressive Conservative||Bonnyville-Cold Lake|
|Liepert, RonRon Liepert||Progressive Conservative||Calgary West|
|Lindsay, FredFred Lindsay||Progressive Conservative||Stony Plain|
|Lukaszuk, ThomasThomas Lukaszuk||Progressive Conservative||Edmonton-Castle Downs|
|Lund, TyTy Lund||Progressive Conservative||Rocky Mountain House|
|MacDonald, HughHugh MacDonald||Liberal||Edmonton-Gold Bar|
|McFarland, BarryBarry McFarland||Progressive Conservative||Little Bow|
|McQueen, DianaDiana McQueen||Progressive Conservative||Drayton Valley-Calmar|
|Marz, RichardRichard Marz||Progressive Conservative||Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills|
|Mason, BrianBrian Mason||NDP||Edmonton-Highlands-Norwood|
|Mitzel, LeonardLeonard Mitzel||Progressive Conservative||Cypress-Medicine Hat|
|Morton, TedTed Morton||Progressive Conservative||Foothills-Rocky View|
|Notley, RachelRachel Notley||NDP||Edmonton Strathcona|
|Oberle, FrankFrank Oberle||Progressive Conservative||Peace River|
|Olson, VerlynVerlyn Olson||Progressive Conservative||Wetaskiwin-Camrose|
|Ouellette, LukeLuke Ouellette||Progressive Conservative||Innisfail-Sylvan Lake|
|Pastoor, BridgetBridget Pastoor||Liberal||Lethbridge-East|
|Prins, RayRay Prins||Progressive Conservative||Lacombe-Ponoka|
|Quest, DaveDave Quest||Progressive Conservative||Strathcona|
|Redford, AlisonAlison Redford||Progressive Conservative||Calgary-Elbow|
|Renner, RobRob Renner||Progressive Conservative||Medicine Hat|
|Rodney, DavidDavid Rodney||Progressive Conservative||Calgary Lougheed|
|Rogers, GeorgeGeorge Rogers||Progressive Conservative||Leduc-Beaumont-Devon|
|Sandhu, PeterPeter Sandhu||Progressive Conservative||Edmonton Manning|
|Sarich, JaniceJanice Sarich||Progressive Conservative||Edmonton Decore|
|Sherman, RajRaj Sherman||Progressive Conservative||Edmonton Meadowlark|
|Snelgrove, LloydLloyd Snelgrove||Progressive Conservative||Vermilion-Lloydminster|
|Stelmach, EdEd Stelmach||Progressive Conservative||Fort Saskatchewan-Vegreville|
|Swann, DavidDavid Swann||Liberal||Calgary-Mountain View|
|Taft, KevinKevin Taft||Liberal||Edmonton-Riverview|
|Tarchuk, JanisJanis Tarchuk||Progressive Conservative||Banff-Cochrane|
|Taylor, DaveDave Taylor||Liberal||Calgary-Currie|
|VanderBurg, GeorgeGeorge VanderBurg||Progressive Conservative||Whitecourt-Ste. Anne|
|Vandermeer, TonyTony Vandermeer||Progressive Conservative||Edmonton Beverly Clareview|
|Weadick, GregGreg Weadick||Progressive Conservative||Lethbridge-West|
|Webber, LenLen Webber||Progressive Conservative||Calgary Foothills|
|Woo-Paw, TeresaTeresa Woo-Paw||Progressive Conservative||Calgary Mackay|
|Xiao, DavidDavid Xiao||Progressive Conservative||Edmonton McClung|
|Zwozdesky, GeneGene Zwozdesky||Progressive Conservative||Edmonton Mill Creek|
Official Seating Plan (Retrieved December 9, 2009)
Standings changes during the 27th Assembly
|Number of members|
per party by date
|Mar 3||May 15||Jul 18||Sep 14||Jan 4||Apr 12||Jun 24||Oct 25||Nov 22||Jan 24||Mar 15||Sep 12||Nov 21||Jan 27||Mar|
|Independent Wildrose Alliance||0||11||0|
- Guy Boutilier began caucusing with the Wildrose Alliance on June 24, 2010 but kept independent status due to a $40,000.00 difference in private members research funding.
- Raj Sherman joined the Liberal party, but did not officially join the Liberal caucus, however, he did become the Liberal leader on September 10, 2011.
|Membership changes in the 27th Assembly|
|March 3, 2008||See List of Members||Election day of the 27th Alberta general election|
|May 15, 2009||Ron Stevens||Calgary-Glenmore||Progressive Conservative||Resigned seat to accept a judicial appointment.|
|July 18, 2009||Guy Boutilier||Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo||Independent||Removed from the Progressive Conservative caucus.|
|September 14, 2009||Paul Hinman||Calgary-Glenmore||Wildrose Alliance||Elected in a by-election.|
|January 4, 2010||Rob Anderson||Airdrie-Chestermere||Wildrose Alliance||Crossed the floor from the Progressive Conservative caucus|
|January 4, 2010||Heather Forsyth||Calgary-Fish Creek||Wildrose Alliance||Crossed the floor from the Progressive Conservative caucus|
|April 12, 2010||Dave Taylor||Calgary-Currie||Independent||Left Liberal caucus to sit as an Independent.|
|June 24, 2010||Guy Boutilier||Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo||Independent Wildrose Alliance||Joined the Wildrose Alliance as an Independent.|
|October 25, 2010||Guy Boutilier||Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo||Wildrose Alliance||Fully joined Wildrose Alliance caucus|
|November 22, 2010||Raj Sherman||Edmonton-Meadowlark||Independent||Removed from Progressive Conservative caucus|
|January 24, 2011||Dave Taylor||Calgary-Currie||Alberta Party||Joined Alberta Party|
|March 15, 2011||Raj Sherman||Edmonton-Meadowlark||Independent Liberal||Joined the Liberal Party, but not the caucus.|
|June 26, 2011||See List of Members||Wildrose||Caucus name changed from Wildrose Alliance to Wildrose|
|September 12, 2011||Raj Sherman||Edmonton-Meadowlark||Liberal||Joined the Liberal caucus.|
|November 21, 2011||Bridget Pastoor||Lethbridge-East||Progressive Conservative||Crossed the floor from the Liberal caucus|
|January 27, 2012||Lloyd Snelgrove||Vermilion-Lloydminster||Independent||Left the Progressive Conservative caucus due to issues with Premier Redford.|
|March 2012||Richard Marz||Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills||Progressive Conservative||Vacated seat|
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The 2014 Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta leadership election was prompted by Alison Redford's announcement that she would be resigning as leader of the Progressive Conservatives and Premier of Alberta on March 23, 2014.
According to the party's constitution, the process to select a new leader must take no less than four months and no more than six months from when the leader resigns.  A Two-round system was chosen with September 6, 2014 set as the date for the first round of voting. If no candidate had received a majority, a second round of voting with the top two candidates on the ballot would have occurred on September 20. Unlike the 2011 leadership election a preferential ballot was not used. All party members were eligible to vote. Jim Prentice was elected on the first ballot.
Because the Progressive Conservatives form the government by virtue of holding a majority of seats in the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, in accordance with convention the winner of the leadership election was appointed by the Lieutenant Governor as Premier of Alberta. In the meantime, Dave Hancock served as interim PC leader and thus Premier.
To be nominated, a candidate had to gather at least 100 signatures from party members in each of the province's five regions, pay a non-refundable $50,000 deposit and be registered as a candidate with Elections Alberta.
- March 19, 2014 - Alison Redford announces her resignation as Premier and Progressive Conservative party leader, effective March 23.
- March 20, 2014 - Caucus chooses Deputy Premier Dave Hancock as interim leader and premier to hold office until a leadership election is held.
- March 23, 2014 - Redford's resignation takes effect.
- March 24, 2014 - Party executive meets to set the rules and dates for the leadership election.
- April 7, 2014 - Ken Hughes resigns as Minister of Municipal Affairs.
- April 11, 2014 - Hughes announces his candidacy.
- May 6, 2014 - Ric McIver resigns as Minister of Infrastructure.
- May 7, 2014 - McIver declares his candidacy.
- May 12, 2014 - Ken Hughes withdraws to support Jim Prentice's possible candidacy.
- May 15, 2014 - Nomination period officially opens; Prentice announces he is collecting signatures.
- May 16, 2014 - Prentice files his nomination papers with the required number of signatures and a deposit.
- May 21, 2014 - Prentice launches his campaign.
- May 22, 2014 - Thomas Lukaszuk resigns as Labour Minister, and announces his candidacy.
- May 26, 2014 - McIver files his nomination papers.
- May 30, 2014 - Nomination period officially closes at 4pm MT (UTC−6).
- June 2, 2014 - Official candidates formally introduced.
- August 15, 2014 - Final day that candidates can withdraw from ballot.
- September 6, 2014 - First round of voting, results are announced at Edmonton Expo Centre at 7:30 pm MT. Jim Prentice elected leader with 76% of the vote.
- September 15, 2014 - Prentice is sworn in as premier, as well as new cabinet ministers.
- September 20, 2014 - Second ballot would have been held between top 2 finishers from first round if no candidate had received 50% +1 of the votes cast in the first round, results were to have been announced at BMO Centre in Calgary.
MLA for Edmonton-Castle Downs since 2001. Served as Minister of Employment and Immigration (2010-2011), Minister of Education (2011-2013), Deputy Premier (2012-2013), Minister of Enterprise and Advanced Education (2013), and Labour Minister (2013-2014).
- Date candidacy declared: May 22, 2014
- Date officially nominated: May 30, 2014
- Support from caucus members:
- Support from federal caucus members:
- Support from former provincial caucus members:
- Other prominent supporters:
MLA for Calgary-Hays since 2012, previously councillor on Calgary City Council (2001-2010), runner up Mayoral candidate in the 2010 Calgary municipal election. McIver was Minister of Transportation (2012-2013) and then Minister of Infrastructure (2013-2014) until resigning to enter the leadership campaign.
- Date candidacy declared: May 7, 2014 
- Date officially nominated: May 26, 2014
- Support from caucus members:
- Support from federal caucus members:
- Support from former provincial caucus members:
- Other prominent supporters:
MP for Calgary Centre-North (2004-2010), federal Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development (2006-2007), federal Minister of Industry (2007-2008), federal Minister of the Environment (2008-2010). Runner-up to Peter MacKay in the 2003 Progressive Conservative Party of Canada leadership election in which he advocated the merger of the federal Progressive Conservative Party of Canada and the Canadian Alliance. Since resigning from parliament, Prentice has served as vice-chairman of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce.
- Date candidacy declared: May 15, 2014
- Date officially nominated: May 16, 2014
- Support from caucus members: Moe Amery (Calgary-East), Naresh Bhardwaj (Edmonton-Ellerslie), Manmeet Bhullar (Calgary-Greenway), Neil Brown (Calgary-Mackay-Nose Hill), Pearl Calahasen (Lesser-Slave Lake), Robin Campbell (West Yellowhead), Wayne Cao (Calgary-Fort), Christine Cusanelli (Calgary-Currie), Cal Dallas (Red Deer-South), Alana DeLong (Calgary-Bow), Jonathan Denis (Calgary-Acadia), David Dorward (Edmonton-Gold Bar), Wayne Drysdale (Grande Prairie-Wapiti), Kyle Fawcett (Calgary-Klein), Jacquie Fenske (Fort Saskatchewan-Vegreville), Yvonne Fritz (Calgary-Cross), Hector Goudreau (Dunvegan-Central Peace-Notley), Doug Griffiths (Battle River-Wainwright), Fred Horne (Edmonton-Rutherford), Doug Horner (Spruce Grove-St. Albert), Ken Hughes (Calgary-West), Mary Anne Jablonski (Red Deer-North), Sandra Jansen (Calgary-North West), Matt Jeneroux (Edmonton-South West), Jeff Johnson (Athabasca-Sturgeon-Redwater), Heather Klimchuk (Edmonton-Glenora), Maureen Kubinec (Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock), Ken Lemke (Stony Plain), Genia Leskiw (Bonnyville-Cold Lake), Jason Luan (Calgary-Hawkwood), Everett McDonald (Grande Prairie-Smoky), Diana McQueen (Drayton Valley-Devon), Frank Oberle (Peace River), Cathy Olesen (Sherwood Park), Verlyn Olson (Wetaskiwin-Camrose), Sohail Quadri (Edmonton-Mill Woods), David Quest (Strathcona-Sherwood Park), Dave Rodney (Calgary-Lougheed), George Rogers (Leduc-Beaumont), Peter Sandhu (Edmonton-Manning), Janice Sarich (Edmonton-Decore), Don Scott (Fort McMurray-Conklin), Greg Weadick (Lethbridge-West), Teresa Woo-Paw (Calgary-Northern Hills), David Xiao (Edmonton-McClung), Steve Young (Edmonton-Riverview)
- Support from federal caucus members:
- Support from former provincial caucus members: Shirley McClellan, former cabinet minister;
- Support from former federal caucus members: Jay Hill, former cabinet minister;
- Other prominent supporters: Stephen Mandel, former Mayor of Edmonton (2004-2013), Patricia Mitsuka, municipal politician
MLA for Calgary-West since 2012, previously Member of Parliament for Macleod (1988-1993). Hughes was Chair of Alberta Health Services (2008-2011) before re-entering politics and served in the provincial cabinet as Minister of Energy (2012-2013) and Minister of Municipal Affairs (2012-2014) until resigning to contest the leadership. Hughes had declared his intention to run but withdrew prior to the official opening of nominations in order to support Jim Prentice's prospective candidacy.
- Date candidacy declared: April 11, 2014
- Date withdrawn: May 12, 2014
- Support from caucus members: Ron Casey (Banff-Cochrane), Jason Luan (Calgary-Hawkwood),
The first and only ballot was held on September 6, 2014.
(Source: CBC News)
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