Genia Leskiw

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Genia Leskiw
MLA for Bonnyville-Cold Lake
Incumbent
Assumed office
2008
Preceded by Denis Ducharme
Personal details
Political party Progressive Conservative
Spouse(s) Ronald Leskiw
Children David, Lynna
Residence Bonnyville, Alberta
Occupation Middle school teacher (retired)
Religion Ukrainian Orthodox

Eugenia "Genia" Leskiw is a Canadian politician, who was elected in the 2008 provincial election to represent the electoral district of Bonnyville-Cold Lake in the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, the first woman and the first Ukrainian to represent the area.[1] She is a member of the Progressive Conservatives and sits on several committees, including Privileges and Elections, the Standing Orders and Printing Committee, and the Special Standing Committee on Members Services.[1]

Electoral history[edit]

2012 general election[edit]

2012 Alberta general election Turnout % Swing
Affiliation Candidate Votes % Party Personal
     Progressive Conservative Genia Leskiw 4,797 49.12 *
     Wildrose Roy Doonanco 4,106 42.05 %
     Liberal Hubert Rodden 533 %5.46 % *
     NDP Luanne Bannister 392 %3.37 % *
Total ' 100%
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined '
Eligible Electors
     Swing %

2008 general election[edit]

2008 Alberta general election results[2] Turnout 28.14% Swing
Affiliation Candidate Votes % Party Personal
     Progressive Conservative Genia Leskiw 4,437 75.54% 12.06% *
     Liberal Justin Yassoub 698 11.88% -1.86% *
     NDP Jason Sloychuk 389 6.62% 1.15% *
Greens Jennifer Brown 350 5.96% *
Total 5,874 100%
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined 49
21,049 Eligible Electors
     Progressive Conservative hold Swing 6.96%

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Biography for Mrs. Genia Leskiw (PC)". Legislative Assembly of Alberta. Retrieved 2008-12-30. 
  2. ^ The Report on the March 3, 2008 Provincial General Election of the Twenty-seventh Legislative Assembly. Elections Alberta. July 28, 2008. pp. 381–385.