Christina Gray

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Christina Gray

Alberta Minister of Labour
Minister Responsible for Democratic Renewal
Assumed office
February 2, 2016
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Edmonton-Mill Woods
Assumed office
May 5, 2015
Preceded bySohail Quadri
Personal details
Born (1978-11-01) November 1, 1978 (age 40)
Edmonton, Alberta
Political partyAlberta New Democratic Party
ResidenceEdmonton, Alberta
OccupationSoftware Development Project Manager

Christina Gray (born November 1, 1978) is a Canadian politician who was elected in the Alberta general election, 2015 to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta representing the electoral district of Edmonton-Mill Woods.[1] She had previously stood for election in Alberta general election, 2008 for the same party and in the same district.

In the first session (2015) of the 29th Alberta Legislature Gray was appointed as Chair of the Select Special Ethics and Accountability Committee and Deputy Chair of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts. Following her later promotion to Cabinet she no longer holds these roles.

On February 2, 2016 MLA Gray was appointed to be Minister of Labour and Minister Responsible for Democratic Renewal in Premier Notley's Cabinet.[2]

Electoral history[edit]

2015 general election[edit]

Alberta general election, 2015: Edmonton-Mill Woods
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Democratic Christina Gray 9,930 64.86 +50.30
Progressive Conservative Sohail Quadri 2,920 19.07 -15.13
Wildrose Baljit Sall 1,437 9.39 -14.50
Liberal Roberto Maglalang 850 5.55 -15.81
Independent Aura Leddy 129 0.84
Communist Naomi Rankin 44 0.29
Total valid votes 15,310 99.31
Rejected, spoiled, and declined 107 0.69
Registered electors / Turnout 28,130 54.81
New Democratic gain from Progressive Conservative Swing +32.72
Elections Alberta. "Electoral Division Results: Edmonton-Mill Woods".

2008 general election[edit]

Alberta general election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Carl Benito 4,752 43.87%
Liberal Weslyn Mather 3,996 36.89%
New Democratic Christina Gray 1,474 13.61%
Wildrose Alliance Robert Leddy 320 2.95%
Green David Hruska 290 2.68%