Blaine Pedersen

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Blaine Pedersen

Member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba for Midland
Carman (2007-2011)
Assumed office
May 22, 2007
Preceded byDenis Rocan
Personal details
Political partyProgressive Conservative

Blaine Pedersen is a politician in Manitoba, Canada. He was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba in the 2007 provincial election, for the electoral division of Carman.[1] Pederson is a member of the Progressive Conservative Party.

Pedersen was re-elected in the new Midland riding in the 2011,[2] and 2016 elections.[3] On May 3, 2016, Pedersen was appointed to the Executive Council of Manitoba as Minister of Infrastructure.[4][5]

On August 17, 2017, he was named Minister of Growth, Enterprise and Trade.[6]

Electoral results[1][edit]

Manitoba general election, 2007: Carman
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     Progressive Conservative Blaine Pedersen 3,845 57.96 +6.10 $10,079.39
New Democratic Sharon Sadowy 1,440 21.71 +0.44 $2,970.97
Liberal Don Oldcorn 1,293 19.49 −7.38 $5,572.63
Total valid votes 6,578 99.16
Rejected and declined ballots 56
Turnout 6,634 53.19 −0.95
Electors on the lists 12,471

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Carman — Official Results — 2007 Provincial Election". Elections Manitoba. Archived from the original on 2012-03-21. Retrieved 2010-11-25.
  2. ^ "Midland voters overwhelmingly give Pedersen their support". Pembina Today. October 5, 2011. Retrieved 2016-05-18.
  3. ^ "Blaine Pedersen re-elected for third term in Midland". Pembina Valley Online. April 19, 2016. Retrieved 2016-05-18.
  4. ^ "Brian Pallister sworn in as Manitoba premier". CBC News. May 3, 2016. Retrieved 2016-05-18.
  5. ^ "Meet Manitoba's new government cabinet members". CBC News. May 3, 2016. Retrieved 2016-05-18.
  6. ^ "Pallister adds new face, new department in cabinet shuffle". CBC. 17 August 2017. Retrieved 29 August 2017.