Linda Johnson (politician)

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Linda Johnson
MLA for Calgary-Glenmore
Incumbent
Assumed office
2012
Preceded by Paul Hinman
Personal details
Born 1958/1959 (age 56–57)[1]
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Political party Progressive Conservative
Residence Calgary, Alberta

Linda Johnson (born c. 1959) is a Canadian politician who is an elected member to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta representing the electoral district of Calgary-Glenmore.[2][3] Linda Johnson and her family have lived, southwest Calgary since 1986.

Her interest in politics began during her high school days when she became active with the Progressive Conservative party. Her first involvement was as a volunteer for former MLA Dennis Anderson. She worked in Ottawa as an assistant to Harvie Andre, MP for Calgary-Centre. She returned to Calgary becoming constituency assistant for Jim Hawkes, MP for Calgary-West.[citation needed]


Alberta general election, 2012: Calgary-Glenmore
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Linda Johnson 8,408 48.95%
Wildrose Paul Hinman 6,472 37.68%
Liberal Dan MacAulay 1,227 7.14%
New Democratic Richard Collier 1,071 6.23%

References[edit]

  1. ^ Van, Jason (2012-04-25). "Selling Tupperware helped Linda Johnson gain success in Calgary-Glenmore". Canada.com. Retrieved 2015-03-08. 
  2. ^ Alberta Election 2012: Riding-by-riding results. The Globe and Mail, April 23, 2012.
  3. ^ "Legislative Assembly of Alberta". assembly.ab.ca. Retrieved 8 March 2015. 

External links[edit]

  • www.lindaforglenmore.org