Linda Johnson (politician)

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Linda Johnson
MLA for Calgary-Glenmore
Assumed office
Preceded by Paul Hinman
Personal details
Born 1958/1959 (age 55–56)[1]
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Political party Progressive Conservative
Residence Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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]

2012 general election[edit]

2012 Alberta general election Turnout % Swing
Affiliation Candidate Votes % Party Personal
     Progressive Conservative Linda Johnson 8,408 48.95% %
     Wildrose Paul Hinman 6,472 37.68% %
     Liberal Dan MacAulay 1,227 7.14% % *
     NDP Richard Collier 1,071 6.23% % *
Total ' 100%
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined '
Eligible Electors
     Progressive Conservative pickup from Wildrose Swing %


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