Bilous in 2015
|Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Alberta|
Assumed office |
October 22, 2015
|Preceded by||Clint Dunford|
|Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Edmonton-Beverly-Clareview|
Assumed office |
April 23, 2012
|Preceded by||Tony Vandermeer|
October 7, 1975|
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
|Political party||New Democrat|
|Alma mater||University of Alberta|
|Portfolio||Minister of Economic Development and Trade|
Deron Michael Bilous (born October 7, 1975) is a Canadian politician, who was elected as a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, representing the riding of Edmonton-Beverly-Clareview, in the 2012 provincial election. He is a member of the Alberta New Democratic Party caucus.
Re-elected in the 2015 election that saw the NDP win a majority government, Bilous was named to the cabinet as Minister of Municipal Affairs and the Minister in Charge of Service Alberta on May 24, 2015.
Bilous was born and raised in Edmonton and is very proud of his Ukrainian ancestry. He graduated from the University of Alberta with a bachelor of education degree in 2001. For the past five years he has taught and mentored students at Edmonton's Inner City High School.
An active volunteer in his community, Bilous has been a member of the Beverly Heights Community League and vice-president of the Boyle Street Community League. From 2008 to 2011 he served as a board member on the Edmonton Aboriginal Urban Affairs Committee.
2008 Alberta general election
|Alberta general election, 2008: Edmonton-Centre|
|Progressive Conservative||Bill Donahue||3,291||29.36%||5.24%|
|New Democratic||Deron Bilous||2,163||19.30%||7.16%|
|Wildrose Alliance||James Iverson||200||1.78%||−0.80%|
|Alberta Party||Margaret Saunter||42||0.37%|
|Rejected, spoiled, and declined||109|
|Eligible electors / Turnout||35,186||32.17%|
|Source: The Report on the March 3, 2008 Provincial General Election of the Twenty-seventh Legislative Assembly. Elections Alberta. July 28, 2008. pp. 280–285.|
2012 Alberta general election
|Alberta general election, 2012: Edmonton-Beverly-Clareview|
|New Democratic||Deron Bilous||5,264||37.11|
|Progressive Conservative||Tony Vandermeer||5,019||35.38|
|New Democratic gain from Progressive Conservative||Swing||+0.67%|
2015 Alberta general election
|Alberta general election, 2015: Edmonton-Beverly-Clareview|
|New Democratic||Deron Bilous||12,049||73.8|
|Progressive Conservative||Tony Caterina||2,524||15.5|
|Alberta Party||Owais Siddiqui||147||0.9|
|Total valid votes||16,327||100.0|
|Rejected, spoiled and declined||147|
|Source: Elections Alberta|
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