David Dorward

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David Dorward
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Edmonton-Gold Bar
In office
April 23, 2012 – May 5, 2015
Preceded by Hugh MacDonald
Succeeded by Marlin Schmidt
Personal details
Born (1952-01-22) January 22, 1952 (age 65)
Edmonton, Alberta
Political party Progressive Conservative
Residence Edmonton, Alberta

David Cameron Dorward[1] (born January 22, 1952) is a Canadian politician who was an elected member to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta representing the electoral district of Edmonton-Gold Bar.[2] He was born in Edmonton.[3]

Political career[edit]

Dorward ran for mayor of Edmonton in the 2010 Edmonton municipal election. He finished in second place and was defeated by Stephen Mandel.

Two years later Dorward ran for a seat to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta in the electoral district of Edmonton-Gold Bar as a Progressive Conservative candidate. He defeated five other candidates to win the seat for his party, before being defeated by the NDP's Marlin Schmidt.

Electoral history[edit]

2012 general election[edit]

2012 Alberta general election[4] Turnout % Swing
Affiliation Candidate Votes % Party Personal
Progressive Conservative David Dorward 6,689 33%
     NDP Marlin Schmidt 5,809 29% % %
Liberal Josipa Petrunic 4,072 20%
Wildrose Linda Carlson 3,175 16%
Alberta Party Dennis O’Neill 344 2%
Evergreen David Parker 201 1% % *
Rejected, spoiled and declined
Eligible electors / Turnout  %


  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ Alberta Election 2012: Riding-by-riding results
  3. ^ [2]
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-05-04. Retrieved 2012-04-29.