Graham Sucha

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Graham Sucha
MLA
Graham Sucha 2015.jpg
Sucha in May 2015
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Calgary-Shaw
Assumed office
May 5, 2015
Preceded by Jeff Wilson
Personal details
Born 1986 (age 31–32)
Calgary, Alberta
Political party Alberta New Democratic Party
Residence Calgary, Alberta
Occupation Restaurant manager

Graham Dean Sucha (born 1986) is a Canadian politician who was elected in the Alberta general election, 2015 to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta representing the electoral district of Calgary-Shaw.[1] Sucha serves as Chair of the Standing Committee on Alberta's Economic Future and sits on the Select Special Ethics and Accountability Committee.[2] He proposed spending limits for provincial candidates and parties for election campaigns. He suggested a limit of $40,000 for most constituencies and $50,000 for larger constituencies as well as a limit of $1.6 million for political parties.[3]

Electoral history[edit]

2015 general election[edit]

Alberta general election, 2015: Calgary-Shaw
Party Candidate Votes %
New Democratic Graham Sucha 5,449 31.3
Progressive Conservative Jeff Wilson 5,348 30.7
Wildrose Brad Leishman 5,301 30.4
Liberal Alexander Barrow 668 3.8
Alberta Party Evert Smith 661 3.8
Total valid votes 17,427 100.0
Rejected, spoiled and declined 97
Turnout 17,524 57.5
Eligible voters 30,458
Source: Elections Alberta[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://calgaryherald.com/news/politics/riding-calgary-shaw
  2. ^ "Legislative Assembly of Alberta". www.assembly.ab.ca. Retrieved 2016-11-22. 
  3. ^ "Sucha: Election spending limits help democracy". Calgary Herald. 2016-08-06. Retrieved 2016-11-22. 
  4. ^ "2015 Provincial General Election Results". Elections Alberta. Archived from the original on 2017-08-01. Retrieved 2017-08-01.