Robin Campbell (politician)

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The Honourable
Robin Campbell
MLA
MLA for West Yellowhead
Incumbent
Assumed office
2008
Preceded by Ivan Strang
Minister of Finance
President of the Treasury Board
Personal details
Born (1955-09-09) September 9, 1955 (age 59)
Political party Progressive Conservative
Residence Jasper, Alberta

Robin Ian Campbell (born September 9, 1955) is a Canadian provincial level politician. He was elected in 2008 to represent the electoral district of West Yellowhead in the Legislative Assembly of Alberta. He is a member of the governing Progressive Conservative caucus.

Political career[edit]

Campbell ran for a seat to the Alberta Legislature for the first time in the 2008 Alberta general election. He won his first term to represent the electoral district of West Yellowhead by a wide margin to hold it for the governing Progressive Conservative caucus.[1]

Campbell is avid golfer & fishermen. Has a daughter, Sheena.

Electoral history[edit]

2008 general election[edit]

2008 Alberta general election results[2] Turnout 35.26% Swing
Affiliation Candidate Votes % Party Personal
     Progressive Conservative Robin Campbell 4,206 53.83% 8.11% *
     Liberal Lisa Higgerty 1,932 24.72% 4.42% *
     NDP Ken Kuzminski 1,054 13.49% -8.09% *
     Wildrose Alliance Earle Cunningham 326 4.17% -4.05%
Greens Scott Pickett 296 3.79% -0.39% *
Total 7,814 100%
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined 32
22,252 Eligible Electors
     Progressive Conservative hold Swing 6.27%

2012 general election[edit]

2012 Alberta general election Turnout % Swing
Affiliation Candidate Votes % Party Personal
     Progressive Conservative Robin Campbell 4,405 44.86% % *
     Wildrose Stuart Taylor 2,642 26.91% % *
     Alberta Party Glenn Taylor 1,668 16.99% % *
     NDP Barry Madsen 794 8.09% % *
     Liberal Michael Martyna 310 3.16% % *
Total 9,810 100%
Rejected Ballots '
Eligible Electors
     Swing %

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Report on the March 3, 2008 Provincial General Election of the Twenty-Seventh Legislative Assembly. Election Alberta. pp. 558–563. 
  2. ^ The Report on the March 3, 2008 Provincial General Election of the Twenty-seventh Legislative Assembly. Elections Alberta. July 28, 2008. pp. 558–563. 

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Order of precedence
Preceded by
Doug Griffiths
Order of precedence in Alberta
as of 2013
Succeeded by
Heather Klimchuk