Karen McPherson

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Karen McPherson
MLA
Karen McPherson 2015.jpg
McPherson in May 2015
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Calgary-Mackay-Nose Hill
Assumed office
May 5, 2015
Preceded by Neil Brown
Personal details
Born 1966/1967 (age 51–52)
Edmonton, Alberta
Political party Alberta Party (2017-present)
Other political
affiliations
New Democratic (2015–2017)
Residence Calgary, Alberta
Occupation Business Analyst/Entrepreneur

Karen Margaret McPherson (born 1966) 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-Mackay-Nose Hill. [1][2] On October 4, 2017, McPherson announced she was leaving the NDP to sit as an Independent.[3] Weeks later, she announced that she was joining the caucus of the Alberta Party becoming its second MLA.[4]

Electoral history[edit]

2015 general election[edit]

Alberta general election, 2015: Calgary-Mackay-Nose Hill
Party Candidate Votes %
New Democratic Karen McPherson 6,177 36.9
Wildrose Kathy Macdonald 4,914 29.3
Progressive Conservative Neil Brown 4,585 27.4
Liberal Prab Lashar 768 4.6
Green Sandy Kevin Aberdeen 316 1.9
Total valid votes 16,760 100.0
Rejected, spoiled and declined 132
Turnout 16,892 49.0
Eligible voters 34,487
Source: Elections Alberta[5]

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