Bob Maskell

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Robert "Bob" Maskell is a former teacher and provincial level politician from Alberta, Canada. He served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 2001 until 2004.

Early life[edit]

Maskell earned a Bachelor of Education degree at the University of Alberta. He became a teacher and then a principal at Jasper Place Composite High School and moved on to become the principal at the prestigious Victoria School of Performing and Visual Arts.[1]

Political career[edit]

Maskell was elected to the Alberta Legislature in the 2001 Alberta general election. He defeated incumbent Liberal MLA Karen Leibovici to pick up Edmonton Meadowlark for the Progressive Conservatives.[2] He ran for a second term in office in the 2004 Alberta general election but was defeated by less than a couple hundred votes by Maurice Tougas a candidate for the Liberals.[3]

Maskell tried to regain his seat in the 2012 Alberta general election, losing out to Liberal Leader Raj Sherman by 118 votes.


  1. ^ "Bob Maskell biography". Alberta Foundation for the Arts. Archived from the original on 2007-10-22. Retrieved 2008-03-21. 
  2. ^ "Edmonton-Meadowlark Official Results 2001". Alberta Heritage. Retrieved 2008-03-19. 
  3. ^ "Alberta general election 2004 Statement of Official Results Edmonton Meadowlark" (PDF). Elections Alberta. Retrieved 2008-03-21. 

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Legislative Assembly of Alberta
Preceded by
Karen Leibovici
MLA Edmonton Meadowlark
Succeeded by
Maurice Tougas