Anam Kazim

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Anam Kazim
MLA
Anam Kazim- July 2015.jpg
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Calgary-Glenmore
Assumed office
May 15, 2015
Preceded by Linda Johnson
Personal details
Born 1986/1987 (age 31–32)
Pakistan
Political party Alberta New Democratic Party
Residence Calgary, Alberta
Occupation Applications Engineer

Anam Kazim (born 1986) is a Canadian politician who was elected in the Alberta general election, 2015 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]

Alberta general election, 2015: Calgary-Glenmore
Party Candidate Votes %
New Democratic Anam Kazim 7,021 33.2
Progressive Conservative Linda Johnson 7,015 33.2
Wildrose Chris Kemp-Jackson 5,058 23.9
Liberal David Waddington 1,345 6.4
Alberta Party Terry Lo 719 3.4
Total valid votes 21,158 100.0
Rejected, spoiled and declined 134
Turnout 21,292 57.4
Eligible voters 37,109
Source: Elections Alberta[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Anam Kazim wins for NDP in Calgary-Glenmore after recount". CBC News, May 15, 2015.
  2. ^ "2015 Provincial General Election Results". Elections Alberta. Archived from the original on 2017-07-30. Retrieved 2017-07-30.