|Deputy Leader of the United Conservative Party|
Assumed office |
October 30, 2017
|Preceded by||Mike Ellis|
|Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Chestermere-Rocky View|
Assumed office |
May 5, 2015
|Preceded by||Bruce McAllister|
Leela Sharon Aheer|
September 26, 1970
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
|Political party||United Conservative|
|Residence||Chestermere, Alberta, Canada|
University of Calgary|
University of Manitoba (B.M.)
UCP deputy leader
She supported the merger between Wildrose and the PCs based on the desires of her constituents. On October 30th 2017, Aheer was appointed deputy leader of the United Conservative Party by newly elected leader Jason Kenney. She expressed surprise at Kenney's move, describing herself as a "very centrist conservative" who might challenge some of his views.
2015 general election
|Alberta general election, 2015: Chestermere-Rocky View|
|Progressive Conservative||Bruce McAllister||7,457||36.0%||+0.8%|
|New Democratic||William Pelech||3,704||17.9%||+14.8%|
|Green||Coral Bliss Taylor||415||2.0%|
|Total Valid Votes||20,735|
|Wildrose gain from Progressive Conservative||Swing||-10.4%|
- "Chestermere-Rockyview: Wildrose candidate wins in controversy-ridden riding". Gwendolyn Richards. Calgary Herald. 2015-05-06. Retrieved 2015-05-06.
- "Aheer named deputy leader for UCP". Rocky View Weekly. Retrieved 2018-05-09.
- "Kenney Appoints Leadership Team To Stand Up For Albertans". UCP Caucus. Retrieved 2017-10-30.
- "'They need to be safe': Alberta Conservatives clash on motion outing children who join after-school gay-straight alliances". National Post. 2018-05-06. Retrieved 2018-05-09.
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