28th Alberta Legislature

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28th Alberta Legislature
Majority parliament
2012 – present
Parliament leaders
Premier Alison Redford (to March 23, 2014)
Dave Hancock (March 23, 2014 – present)
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
Gene Zwozdesky
23 May 2012 – present
House Leader
Dave Hancock
12 March 2008 – present
House Leader
Rob Anderson
1 May 2012 – present
Members 87 MLA seats
Monarch Elizabeth II
6 February 1952 – present
Hon. Donald Ethell
11 May 2010
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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.

Membership in the 28th Alberta Legislative Assembly[edit]

Member Party Constituency
  Anderson, RobRob Anderson Wildrose Airdrie
  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
  Forsyth, HeatherHeather Forsyth Wildrose Calgary-Fish Creek
  Webber, LenLen Webber Progressive Conservative Calgary-Foothills
  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
  Fraser, RickRick Fraser Progressive Conservative Calgary-South East
  Kennedy-Glans, DonnaDonna Kennedy-Glans Progressive Conservative Calgary-Varsity
  Hughes, KenKen Hughes Progressive Conservative Calgary-West
  Bikman, GaryGary Bikman Wildrose Cardston-Taber-Warner
  McAllister, BruceBruce McAllister Wildrose Chestermere-Rocky View
  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
  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
  Scott, DonDon Scott Progressive Conservative Fort McMurray-Conklin
  Allen, MikeMike Allen Progressive Conservative Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo
  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
  Towle, KerryKerry Towle Wildrose Innisfail-Sylvan Lake
  Saskiw, ShayneShayne Saskiw Wildrose Lac La Biche-St. Paul-Two Hills
  Fox, RodRod Fox Wildrose Lacombe-Ponoka
  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
  Stier, PatPat Stier Wildrose Livingstone-Macleod
  Pedersen, BlakeBlake Pedersen Wildrose Medicine Hat
  Rowe, BruceBruce Rowe Wildrose Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills
  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
  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
  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]

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

Official Seating Plan (Retrieved April 7, 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
Progressive Conservative 61 60 59 60 59 58 59
Wildrose 17
Liberal 5
New Democratic 4
Independent 0 1 2 1 2 3 2
  Total members 87
Vacant 0
  Government Majority 35 33 31 33 31 29 31
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]


  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). [http:// http://globalnews.ca/news/1437473/alberta-mla-mike-allen-back-in-pc-caucus/ "Alberta MLA Mike Allen back in PC Caucus"]. Global News. Retrieved July 7, 2014. 

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