28th Alberta Legislature

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28th Alberta Legislature
Majority parliament
2012 – present
Parliament leaders
Premier Alison Redford
7 October 2011 – 23 March 2014
Dave Hancock
23 March 2014 – 15 September 2014
Jim Prentice
15 September 2014 – present
Leader of the
Opposition
Danielle Smith
24 April 2012 – 17 December 2014
Party standings in the Assembly
Government Progressive Conservative Association
Opposition Wildrose Party
Third Party Liberal Party
Fourth Party New Democratic Party
Legislative Assembly
Speaker of the
Assembly
Gene Zwozdesky
23 May 2012 – present
Government
House Leader
Dave Hancock
12 March 2008 – 15 September 2014
Diana McQueen
15 September 2014 – 12 November 2014
Jonathan Denis
12 November 2014 – present
Opposition
House Leader
Rob Anderson
1 May 2012 – 17 December 2014
Members 87 MLA seats
Sovereign
Monarch Elizabeth II
6 February 1952 – present
Lieutenant
Governor
Hon. Donald Ethell
11 May 2010 – present
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The 28th Alberta Legislative Assembly was constituted after the 2012 Alberta general election on April 23, 2012. The Progressive Conservatives, led by Premier Alison Redford managed to hold onto a majority. This PC majority was later led by Premiers Dave Hancock and Jim Prentice.

Membership in the 28th Alberta Legislative Assembly[edit]

Member Party Constituency
  Anderson, RobRob Anderson Wildrose Airdrie
  Progressive Conservative
  Johnson, JeffJeff Johnson Progressive Conservative Athabasca-Sturgeon-Redwater
  Casey, RonRon Casey Progressive Conservative Banff-Cochrane
  Kubinec, MaureenMaureen Kubinec Progressive Conservative Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock
  Griffiths, DougDoug Griffiths Progressive Conservative Battle River-Wainwright
  Leskiw, GeniaGenia Leskiw Progressive Conservative Bonnyville-Cold Lake
  Denis, JonathanJonathan Denis Progressive Conservative Calgary-Acadia
  DeLong, AlanaAlana DeLong Progressive Conservative Calgary-Bow
  Hehr, KentKent Hehr Liberal Calgary-Buffalo
  Fritz, YvonneYvonne Fritz Progressive Conservative Calgary-Cross
  Cusanelli, ChristineChristine Cusanelli Progressive Conservative Calgary-Currie
  Amery, MoeMoe Amery Progressive Conservative Calgary-East
  Redford, AlisonAlison Redford Progressive Conservative Calgary-Elbow
  Dirks, GordonGordon Dirks Progressive Conservative
  Forsyth, HeatherHeather Forsyth Wildrose Calgary-Fish Creek
  Webber, LenLen Webber Progressive Conservative Calgary-Foothills
  Independent
  Prentice, JimJim Prentice Progressive Conservative
  Cao, WayneWayne Cao Progressive Conservative Calgary-Fort
  Johnson, LindaLinda Johnson Progressive Conservative Calgary-Glenmore
  Bhullar, ManmeetManmeet Bhullar Progressive Conservative Calgary-Greenway
  Luan, JasonJason Luan Progressive Conservative Calgary-Hawkwood
  McIver, RicRic McIver Progressive Conservative Calgary-Hays
  Fawcett, KyleKyle Fawcett Progressive Conservative Calgary-Klein
  Rodney, DaveDave Rodney Progressive Conservative Calgary-Lougheed
  Brown, NeilNeil Brown Progressive Conservative Calgary-Mackay-Nose Hill
  Kang, DarshanDarshan Kang Liberal Calgary-McCall
  Swann, DavidDavid Swann Liberal Calgary-Mountain View
  Jansen, SandraSandra Jansen Progressive Conservative Calgary-North West
  Woo-Paw, TeresaTeresa Woo-Paw Progressive Conservative Calgary-Northern Hills
  Wilson, JeffJeff Wilson Wildrose Calgary-Shaw
  Progressive Conservative
  Fraser, RickRick Fraser Progressive Conservative Calgary-South East
  Kennedy-Glans, DonnaDonna Kennedy-Glans Progressive Conservative Calgary-Varsity
  Independent
  Progressive Conservative
  Hughes, KenKen Hughes Progressive Conservative Calgary-West
  Ellis, MikeMike Ellis Progressive Conservative
  Bikman, GaryGary Bikman Wildrose Cardston-Taber-Warner
  Progressive Conservative
  McAllister, BruceBruce McAllister Wildrose Chestermere-Rocky View
  Progressive Conservative
  Barnes, DrewDrew Barnes Wildrose Cypress-Medicine Hat
  McQueen, DianaDiana McQueen Progressive Conservative Drayton Valley-Devon
  Strankman, RickRick Strankman Wildrose Drumheller-Stettler
  Goudreau, HectorHector Goudreau Progressive Conservative Dunvegan-Central Peace-Notley
  Bilous, DeronDeron Bilous NDP Edmonton-Beverly-Clareview
  Eggen, DavidDavid Eggen NDP Edmonton-Calder
  Lukaszuk, ThomasThomas Lukaszuk Progressive Conservative Edmonton-Castle Downs
  Blakeman, LaurieLaurie Blakeman Liberal Edmonton-Centre
  Sarich, JaniceJanice Sarich Progressive Conservative Edmonton-Decore
  Bhardwaj, NareshNaresh Bhardwaj Progressive Conservative Edmonton-Ellerslie
  Klimchuk, HeatherHeather Klimchuk Progressive Conservative Edmonton-Glenora
  Dorward, DavidDavid Dorward Progressive Conservative Edmonton-Gold Bar
  Mason, BrianBrian Mason NDP Edmonton-Highlands-Norwood
  Sandhu, PeterPeter Sandhu Progressive Conservative Edmonton-Manning
  Independent
  Progressive Conservative
  Xiao, DavidDavid Xiao Progressive Conservative Edmonton-McClung
  Sherman, RajRaj Sherman Liberal Edmonton-Meadowlark
  Zwozdesky, GeneGene Zwozdesky Progressive Conservative Edmonton-Mill Creek
  Quadri, SohailSohail Quadri Progressive Conservative Edmonton-Mill Woods
  Young, SteveSteve Young Progressive Conservative Edmonton-Riverview
  Horne, FredFred Horne Progressive Conservative Edmonton-Rutherford
  Jeneroux, MattMatt Jeneroux Progressive Conservative Edmonton-South West
  Notley, RachelRachel Notley NDP Edmonton-Strathcona
  Hancock, DaveDave Hancock Progressive Conservative Edmonton-Whitemud
  Mandel, StephenStephen Mandel Progressive Conservative
  Scott, DonDon Scott Progressive Conservative Fort McMurray-Conklin
  Allen, MikeMike Allen Progressive Conservative Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo
  Independent
  Progressive Conservative
  Fenske, JacquieJacquie Fenske Progressive Conservative Fort Saskatchewan-Vegreville
  McDonald, EverettEverett McDonald Progressive Conservative Grande Prairie-Smoky
  Drysdale, WayneWayne Drysdale Progressive Conservative Grande Prairie-Wapiti
  Smith, DanielleDanielle Smith Wildrose Highwood
  Progressive Conservative
  Towle, KerryKerry Towle Wildrose Innisfail-Sylvan Lake
  Progressive Conservative
  Saskiw, ShayneShayne Saskiw Wildrose Lac La Biche-St. Paul-Two Hills
  Fox, RodRod Fox Wildrose Lacombe-Ponoka
  Progressive Conservative
  Rogers, GeorgeGeorge Rogers Progressive Conservative Leduc-Beaumont
  Calahasen, PearlPearl Calahasen Progressive Conservative Lesser Slave Lake
  Pastoor, BridgetBridget Pastoor Progressive Conservative Lethbridge-East
  Weadick, GregGreg Weadick Progressive Conservative Lethbridge-West
  Donovan, IanIan Donovan Wildrose Little Bow
  Progressive Conservative
  Stier, PatPat Stier Wildrose Livingstone-Macleod
  Pedersen, BlakeBlake Pedersen Wildrose Medicine Hat
  Progressive Conservative
  Rowe, BruceBruce Rowe Wildrose Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills
  Progressive Conservative
  Oberle, FrankFrank Oberle Progressive Conservative Peace River
  Jablonski, Mary AnneMary Anne Jablonski Progressive Conservative Red Deer-North
  Dallas, CalCal Dallas Progressive Conservative Red Deer-South
  Anglin, JoeJoe Anglin Wildrose Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre
  Independent
  Olesen, CathyCathy Olesen Progressive Conservative Sherwood Park
  Horner, DougDoug Horner Progressive Conservative Spruce Grove-St. Albert
  Khan, StephenStephen Khan Progressive Conservative St. Albert
  Lemke, KenKen Lemke Progressive Conservative Stony Plain
  Quest, DaveDave Quest Progressive Conservative Strathcona-Sherwood Park
  Hale, JasonJason Hale Wildrose Strathmore-Brooks
  Progressive Conservative
  Starke, RichardRichard Starke Progressive Conservative Vermilion-Lloydminster
  Campbell, RobinRobin Campbell Progressive Conservative West Yellowhead
  Olson, VerlynVerlyn Olson Progressive Conservative Wetaskiwin-Camrose
  VanderBurg, GeorgeGeorge VanderBurg Progressive Conservative Whitecourt-Ste. Anne

Seating plan[edit]

Horne Dallas Weadick Quest Bikman Fox Rowe Strankman Stier Anglin
Jablonski Brown Young Calahasen Barnes Pedersen McAllister Wilson Saskiw Kang Swann Mason Bilous
Rogers Lukaszuk Amery Griffiths Anderson Smith Forsyth Hale Sherman Blakeman Hehr Notley Eggen
Zwozdesky
Khan Drysdale J. Johnson Fawcett Klimchuk Dirks Mandel Campbell Prentice Denis McQueen Oberle Bhullar Olson Scott Kubinec McIver
Fritz Ellis Starke Olesen Bhardwaj Dorward Woo-Paw Lemke VanderBurg Jansen Rodney Sarich Fraser Quadri Cusanelli Leskiw
Pastoor Horner Allen Cao Donovan Sandhu Jeneroux Goudreau L. Johnson Towle Fenske McDonald Luan DeLong Casey Xiao Kennedy-Glans

Official Seating Plan (Retrieved November 24, 2014)

Standings changes since the 28th general election[edit]


Number of members
per party by date
2012 2013 2014
Apr 23 May 14 Jul 16 Dec 10 Mar 12 Mar 17 Jul 7 Aug 6 Sep 15 Sep 17 Sep 29 Oct 27 Nov 2 Nov 24 Dec 17
Progressive Conservative 61 60 59 60 59 58 59 58 57 58 57 61 63 72
Wildrose 17 16 14 5
Liberal 5
New Democratic 4
Independent 0 1 2 1 2 3 2 1 0 1
  Total members 87 86 85 83 87
Vacant 0 1 2 4 0
  Government Majority 35 33 31 33 31 29 31 30 29 31 35 39 57
Membership changes in the 28th Assembly
Date Name District Party Reason
  April 23, 2012 See list of members Election day of the 28th Alberta general election
  May 14, 2013 Peter Sandhu Edmonton-Manning Independent Left Progressive Conservative caucus[1]
  July 16, 2013 Mike Allen Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo Independent Left Progressive Conservative caucus[2]
  December 10, 2013 Peter Sandhu Edmonton-Manning Progressive Conservative Rejoined Progressive Conservative caucus[3]
  March 12, 2014 Len Webber Calgary-Foothills Independent Left Progressive Conservative caucus[4]
  March 17, 2014 Donna Kennedy-Glans Calgary-Varsity Independent Left Progressive Conservative caucus[5]
  July 7, 2014 Mike Allen Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo Progressive Conservative Rejoined Progressive Conservative caucus[6]
  August 6, 2014 Alison Redford Calgary-Elbow Progressive Conservative Resigned seat[7]
  September 15, 2014 Dave Hancock Edmonton-Whitemud Progressive Conservative Resigned seat[8]
  September 17, 2014 Donna Kennedy-Glans Calgary-Varsity Progressive Conservative Rejoined Progressive Conservative caucus[9]
  September 29, 2014 Len Webber Calgary-Foothills Independent Resigned seat[10]
  September 29, 2014 Ken Hughes Calgary-West Progressive Conservative Resigned seat[10]
  October 27, 2014 Gordon Dirks Calgary-Elbow Progressive Conservative Elected in a by-election[11]
  October 27, 2014 Jim Prentice Calgary-Foothills Progressive Conservative Elected in a by-election[11]
  October 27, 2014 Mike Ellis Calgary-West Progressive Conservative Elected in a by-election[11]
  October 27, 2014 Stephen Mandel Edmonton-Whitemud Progressive Conservative Elected in a by-election[11]
  November 2, 2014 Joe Anglin Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre Independent Left Wildrose caucus[12]
  November 24, 2014 Kerry Towle Innisfail-Sylvan Lake Progressive Conservative Joined Progressive Conservative caucus[13]
  November 24, 2014 Ian Donovan Little Bow Progressive Conservative Joined Progressive Conservative caucus[13]
  December 17, 2014 Danielle Smith Highwood Progressive Conservative Joined Progressive Conservative caucus
  December 17, 2014 Rob Anderson Airdrie Progressive Conservative Joined Progressive Conservative caucus
  December 17, 2014 Gary Bikman Cardston-Taber-Warner Progressive Conservative Joined Progressive Conservative caucus
  December 17, 2014 Rod Fox Lacombe-Ponoka Progressive Conservative Joined Progressive Conservative caucus
  December 17, 2014 Jason Hale Strathmore-Brooks Progressive Conservative Joined Progressive Conservative caucus
  December 17, 2014 Bruce McAllister Chestermere-Rocky View Progressive Conservative Joined Progressive Conservative caucus
  December 17, 2014 Blake Pedersen Medicine Hat Progressive Conservative Joined Progressive Conservative caucus
  December 17, 2014 Bruce Rowe Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills Progressive Conservative Joined Progressive Conservative caucus
  December 17, 2014 Jeff Wilson Calgary-Shaw Progressive Conservative Joined Progressive Conservative caucus

References[edit]

  1. ^ O'Donnell, Sarah (May 14, 2013). "Edmonton Conservative MLA withdraws from caucus while ethics investigation underway". Edmonton Journal. Retrieved May 23, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Alberta MLA quits PC caucus after U.S. prostitution arrest". CBC News. July 16, 2013. Retrieved July 20, 2013. 
  3. ^ "MLA Peter Sandhu back in PC caucus". CBC News. December 10, 2013. Retrieved February 20, 2014. 
  4. ^ Wood, James (March 12, 2014). "MLA won’t remain a Tory ‘with her as leader of the party’". Calgary Herald. Retrieved March 13, 2014. 
  5. ^ Berrett, Jessica (March 18, 2014). "Associate minister leaves Tories, blaming culture of entitlement". Calgary Herald. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  6. ^ Mertz, Emily (July 7, 2014). "Alberta MLA Mike Allen back in PC Caucus". Global News. Retrieved July 7, 2014. 
  7. ^ Kleiss, Karen (August 6, 2014). "Alison Redford resigns seat, leaves politics". Calgary Herald. Retrieved August 7, 2014. 
  8. ^ Bennett, Dean (September 12, 2014). "Outgoing Alberta premier Dave Hancock resigns MLA seat". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved September 16, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Kennedy-Glans returns to Alberta PC caucus". Global News. September 17, 2014. Retrieved 18 September 2014. 
  10. ^ a b Howell, Trevor (September 30, 2014). "Prentice to run in Calgary-Foothills as four byelections called". Calgary Herald. Retrieved October 1, 2014. 
  11. ^ a b c d "Alberta byelections swept by Jim Prentice's Progressive Conservative Party". CBC News. October 27, 2014. Retrieved October 29, 2014. 
  12. ^ "Joe Anglin quits Wildrose caucus, will sit as independent". CBC News. November 2, 2014. Retrieved November 2, 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "Wildrose MLAs leave party to join PCs". Global Edmonton. November 24, 2014. Retrieved November 24, 2014. 

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