Heather Sweet (politician)

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Heather Sweet
Heather Sweet.jpg
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Edmonton-Manning
Assumed office
May 5, 2015
Preceded by Peter Sandhu
Personal details
Born (1981-08-23) August 23, 1981 (age 36)
Political party Alberta New Democratic Party
Residence Edmonton, Alberta
Occupation Social 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]

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.