Don Scott (Alberta politician)

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Don Scott
MLA for Fort McMurray-Conklin
In office
Preceded by new district
Succeeded by Brian Jean
Personal details
Born 1966/1967 (age 50–51)
Political party Progressive Conservative
Spouse(s) Janey
Children 2 daughters
Residence Fort McMurray, Alberta
Alma mater University of New Brunswick
University of Cambridge
Occupation lawyer

Keith Donald Charles Scott (born c. 1966) is a Canadian politician who was an elected member to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta representing the electoral district of Fort McMurray-Conklin.[1][2] Scott resides in the Thickwood area of Fort McMurray with his wife and two daughters.[3][4] He sat in cabinet as the Minister of Innovation and Advanced Education from September 15, 2014 until his defeat in May 2015.

Electoral history[edit]

Alberta general election, 2012: Fort McMurray-Conklin
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Don Scott 2,588 48.95
Wildrose Doug Faulkner 2,123 40.16
New Democratic Paul Pomerleau 419 7.93
Liberal Ted Remenda 157 2.97
Total valid votes 5,287 99.17
Total rejected ballots 44 0.83
Turnout 5,331 36.30
Eligible voters 14,686
Alberta general election, 2015: Fort McMurray-Conklin
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Wildrose Brian Jean 2,950 43.87 +3.71
New Democratic Ariana Mancini 2,071 30.80 23.05
Progressive Conservative Don Scott 1,497 22.26 −26.69
Liberal Melinda Hollis 207 3.08 0.11
Total valid votes 6,725  
Total rejected ballots    
Eligible voters