Jessica Littlewood

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Jessica Littlewood
MLA
Jessica Littlewood 2015.jpg
Littlewood in May 2015
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Fort Saskatchewan-Vegreville
Assumed office
May 5, 2015
Preceded by Jacquie Fenske
Personal details
Born Jessica Nadine Littlewood
Alberta, Canada
Political party Alberta New Democratic Party
Occupation Accounting executive assistant

Jessica Nadine Littlewood (born 1982/1983) is a Canadian politician who currently serves as the Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta representing the electoral district of Fort Saskatchewan-Vegreville. She was first elected as a member of the New Democratic Party in the 2015 general election.[1]

Prior to being elected, Littlewood worked as an accounting executive assistant at the firm Ernst and Young. She has also worked as an assistant manager Goodwill Industries of Alberta, and as a nursing attendant at Good Samaritan Society.[2]

Within the legislature, Littlewood serves as the chair of the Select Special Ethics and Accountability Committee. This special committee was formed to review the Alberta Elections Act, and related legislation, and give a report within a year. She has also been the chair of the Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing.[2]

Electoral history[edit]

2015 general election[edit]

Alberta general election, 2015: Fort Saskatchewan-Vegreville
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Democratic Jessica Littlewood 7,910 45.00% 35.83%
Progressive Conservative Jacquie Fenske 5,040 28.67% -20.61%
Wildrose Joe Gosselin 3,610 20.54% -13.63
Liberal Peter Schneider 448 2.55% -2.43%
Alberta Party Derek Christensen 301 1.71%
Green Allison Anderson 268 1.52% 0.17
Total valid votes 17,577
New Democratic gain from Progressive Conservative Swing 28.22%

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.edmontonjournal.com/Riding+profile+Fort+Saskatchewan+Vegreville/11006377/story.html
  2. ^ a b "Mrs. Jessica Littlewood (ND)". ELECTED MEMBERS. Legislative Assembly of Alberta. Retrieved 2 April 2016.