Cheryle Chagnon-Greyeyes

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Cheryle Chagnon-Greyeyes
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Leader of the Green Party of Alberta
In office
24 September 2018 – 30 September 2019
Preceded byRomy Tittel
Succeeded byWilliam Carnegie
Personal details
CitizenshipCanadian
NationalityCree
Political partyGreen Party of Alberta
ResidenceCalgary
Professionadministrative co-ordinator at the UCalgary Native Centre

Cheryle Chagnon-Greyeyes was the leader of the Green Party of Alberta. She was elected as leader September 2018 and resigned in September of 2019.[1][2] She has worked at the University of Calgary and is Cree from Muskeg Lake Cree Nation.[3][4] Chagnon-Greyeyes was the first Indigenous woman to be the leader of a Canadian provincial party.[5]

Electoral record[edit]

2019 Alberta general election: Calgary-Varsity
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
United Conservative Jason Copping 10,853 46.16 +2.21
New Democratic Anne McGrath 10,215 43.44 -0.50
Alberta Party Beth Barberree 1,687 7.17 New
Liberal Ryan Campbell 383 1.63 -8.23
Green Cheryle Chagnon-Greyeyes 274 1.17 -1.08
  Independence Chris McAndrew
101
0.43
New
Total valid votes 23,513 99.08 -0.25
Rejected, spoiled and declined 264 0.92 +0.25
Eligible electors 33,882
Turnout 23,731 70.04 +11.49
United Conservative gain from New Democratic Swing +1.35
Source(s)
"2019 Provincial General Election Results". Elections Alberta. Retrieved 30 April 2019.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Green Party of Alberta chooses Cheryle Chagnon-Greyeyes as new leader | daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics". daveberta.ca. Daveberta. Archived from the original on 24 September 2018. Retrieved 24 September 2018.
  2. ^ Heidenreich, Phil (23 September 2018). "Alberta Green Party members elect Cheryle Chagnon-Greyeyes as new leader". Global News. Calgary, AB. Archived from the original on 24 September 2018. Retrieved 24 September 2018.
  3. ^ ZOLEDZIOWSKI, ANYA (24 September 2018). "Indigenous, female — the Green Party of Alberta's new leader isn't done breaking down barriers | The Star". thestar.com. Calgary, AB: StarMetro Calgary. Archived from the original on 24 September 2018. Retrieved 24 September 2018.
  4. ^ "Cheryle Chagnon-Greyeyes voted new leader of Green Party of Alberta | CBC News". CBC. 22 September 2018. Archived from the original on 24 September 2018. Retrieved 24 September 2018.
  5. ^ "Alberta Green Party leader resigns after just 1 year in charge". CBC News. Retrieved 11 January 2020.

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