Ken Lemke

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Ken Lemke
MLA
Member of the Alberta Legislative Assembly
for Stony Plain
Incumbent
Assumed office
April 23, 2012
Preceded by Fred Lindsay
Mayor of Stony Plain
In office
2007 – February 22, 2012[1]
Preceded by Donna Cowan
Succeeded by William Choy
Personal details
Born c. 1951 (age 62–63)[2][3]
Ohaton, Alberta[4]
Political party Progressive Conservative
Website Official website

Ken Lemke MLA, (born c. 1951) is a politician in Alberta, Canada. He served as mayor of Stony Plain from 2007 to 2012. Lemke then went into provincial politics, and has represented Stony Plain since the 2012 provincial election.

Political career[edit]

Lemke successfully ran for town councillor in 1995. He held this position for four terms, until deciding to take a run for mayor.[5] Lemke become mayor of the Town of Stony Plain in 2007, and was acclaimed in 2010.

In 2012, with Stony Plain MLA Fred Lindsay retiring, Lemke ran for the Progressive Conservative (PC) nomination. On April 23, 2012, he won the Stony Plain riding, and successfully made his way into provincial politics.

Alberta general election, 2012: Stony Plain
Affiliation Candidate Votes %
     Progressive Conservative Ken Lemke
     Liberal Arlin Biffert
     Wildrose Hal Tagg
     NDP Linda Robinson
     Alberta Party Kurtis Ewanchuk
Evergreen Matthew Burnett
Total 100%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "By-election in Stony Plain set for May 1". Town of Stony Plain. February 28, 2012. Retrieved April 23, 2012. 
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  5. ^ "Ken Lemke resigns as mayor of the Town of Stony Plain". Town of Stony Plain. February 22, 2012. Retrieved April 23, 2012.