|Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta|
March 11, 1997 – November 22, 2004
|Preceded by||Mary Anne Balsillie|
|Succeeded by||District Abolished|
|Born||September 17, 1944|
|Died||June 13, 2010 (aged 65)
|Political party||Progressive Conservative|
David Mike "Dave" Broda (September 17, 1944 – June 13, 2010) was a politician from Alberta, Canada. He served in the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1997 to 2004 as a member of the Progressive Conservative caucus.
Broda ran twice as the Progressive Conservative candidate in the federal electoral district of Beaver River, first in a 1989 by-election upon the death of incumbent John Dahmer and then in the 1993 federal election. He lost both times to Deborah Grey of the Reform Party.
Broda ran in the 1997 Alberta general election as the Progressive Conservative candidate in the electoral district of Redwater. He defeated Liberal incumbent Mary Anne Balsillie by less than 300 votes.
During his time in office he served as chair of the advisory council on Alberta-Ukraine relations.
Broda retired from provincial politics in 2004 at dissolution of the assembly.
Late life and death
After retiring from provincial politics Broda was appointed by the Government of Alberta to serve on the Alberta Surface Rights Board in April 2005 to serve as Vice-Chairman. His appointed term on the board was scheduled until March 31, 2010.
|Canadian federal by-election, March 13, 1989: Beaver River
upon death of John Dahmer
|Progressive Conservative||Dave Broda||6,912||30.18%||-10.22%|
|Liberal||Ernie O. Brosseau||2,756||12.03%||-7.13%|
|New Democratic||Barbara Bonneau||2,081||9.09%||-9.96%|
|Total valid votes||22,903||100.00%|
|Reform gain from Progressive Conservative||Swing||+23.36%|
|Canadian federal election, 1993: Beaver River|
|Liberal||Michael J. Zacharko||7,526||24.6%||+12.57%|
|Progressive Conservative||Dave Broda||3,855||12.60%||-17.58%|
|New Democratic||Eugene Houle||1,058||3.46%||-5.63%|
|Natural Law||Guy C. Germain||294||0.96%|
|Independent||B.H. Bud Glenn||94||0.31%|
|Total valid votes||30,588||100.00%|