Heather Sweet (politician)

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Heather Sweet

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Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Edmonton-Manning
Assumed office
May 5, 2015
Preceded byPeter Sandhu
Personal details
Born (1981-08-23) August 23, 1981 (age 37)
Political partyAlberta New Democratic Party
ResidenceEdmonton, Alberta
OccupationSocial worker

Heather Dawn Sweet (born 1981 or 1982) is a Canadian politician who serves as a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, representing the riding of Edmonton-Manning. She was elected in the 2015 Alberta election as a member of the New Democratic Party, and she was elected with 71.5% of the popular vote.[1]

Prior to being elected, Sweet was a registered social worker active with the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees.[2]

Electoral history[edit]

2019 general election[edit]

Alberta general election, 2019: Edmonton-Manning
The 2019 general election will be held on April 16.
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
  Alberta Advantage Adam Cory
United Conservative Harry Grewal
Alberta Party Manwar Khan
  Independence Terris Kolybaba
New Democratic Heather Sweet
Green Chris Vallee
Total valid votes
Rejected, spoiled and declined
Registered electors

2015 general election[edit]

Alberta general election, 2015: Edmonton-Manning
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Democratic Heather Sweet 12,376 71.84 +47.20
Progressive Conservative Gurcharan Garcha 2,599 15.09 -24.64
Wildrose Atiq Rehman 1,475 8.56 -16.29
Liberal Adam Mounzer 776 4.50 -3.43
Total valid votes 17,226
Rejected, spoiled, and declined 670
Registered electors / Turnout 34,664 51.63 +3.66
New Democratic gain from Progressive Conservative Swing +35.92
Elections Alberta. "Electoral Division Results: Edmonton-Manning". Retrieved July 16, 2018.