Anam Kazim

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Anam Kazim
Anam Kazim- July 2015.jpg
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Calgary-Glenmore
In office
May 15, 2015 – March 19, 2019
Preceded byLinda Johnson
Succeeded byWhitney Issik
Personal details
Born1986/1987 (age 34–35)
Political partyAlberta New Democratic Party
ResidenceCalgary, Alberta
OccupationApplications Engineer

Anam Kazim (born 1986) is a Canadian politician who was elected in the 2015 Alberta general election to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta representing the electoral district of Calgary-Glenmore.[1]

On election night, the count of ballots left Kazim and incumbent MLA Linda Johnson in an exact tie of 7,015 votes each.[1] Kazim was officially declared elected on May 15 after a recount.[1]

Prior to serving with the Legislative Assembly, she spent two years as an applications engineer for an industrial pump manufacturer. Before that, she worked for two years as the director of training programs for an education and training centre that specialized in project management. She also spent close to five years working with Western University, where she obtained her postsecondary education, first as a teaching assistant and later as a research assistant.

Kazim holds a master's degree in biochemical/environmental engineering, a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering and is certified in conflict resolution.

Electoral history[edit]

2015 general election[edit]

2015 Alberta general election: Calgary-Glenmore
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Democratic Anam Kazim 7,021 33.18% 27.22%
Progressive Conservative Linda Johnson 7,015 33.16% -14.78%
Wildrose Chris Kemp-Jackson 5,058 23.91% -15.10%
Liberal Dave Waddington 1,345 6.36% -0.74%
Alberta Party Terry Lo 719 3.40%
Total 21,158
Rejected, spoiled and declined 93 32 9
Eligible electors / Turnout 37,109 57.29% -1.72%
New Democratic gain from Progressive Conservative Swing -4.45%
Source: "13 - Calgary-Glenmore, 2015 Alberta general election". Elections Alberta. Retrieved May 21, 2020.
Results shown following Judicial Recount.