Annie McKitrick

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Annie McKitrick
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Sherwood Park
Assumed office
May 5, 2015
Preceded by Cathy Olesen
Personal details
Born 1952 (age 65–66)
Political party Alberta New Democratic Party
Residence Sherwood Park, Alberta
Occupation Social worker, Community planner

Annie Jeanne Francoise McKitrick (born 1952) is a Canadian politician who was elected in the Alberta general election, 2015 to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta representing the electoral district of Sherwood Park.[1] On October 17, 2017 she was sworn in as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Education.[2]

Ms. McKitrick, born in France, came to Canada to attend McGill University, where she obtained a bachelor of science in Ecology. Ms. McKitrick also has a master's degree in education and a diploma in public-sector management from the University of Victoria.

Ms. McKitrick worked as a researcher with a grant from the Canadian International Development Agency in Kyrgyzstan, as a co-ordinator for income generating projects in Thailand, and for a nongovernmental organization responsible for refugee and community development programs in Southeast Asia.

From 1996 until 2005 Ms. McKitrick was a school trustee and chair of the Richmond school board in Richmond, British Columbia.[3]

Electoral history[edit]

2015 general election[edit]

Alberta general election, 2015: Sherwood Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Democratic Annie McKitrick 11,365 52.05 +45.74
Progressive Conservative Cathy Olesen 5,655 25.90 -19.72
Wildrose Linda Osinchuk 4,815 22.05 -8.97
Total valid votes 21,835
Rejected, spoiled, and declined 143
Registered electors / Turnout 33,048 66.50 +3.76
New Democratic gain from Progressive Conservative Swing +32.73
Elections Alberta. "Electoral Division Results: Sherwood Park". Retrieved July 9, 2018.