Linda Johnson (politician)

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Linda Johnson
MLA for Calgary-Glenmore
In office
April 23, 2012 – May 5, 2015
Preceded by Paul Hinman
Succeeded by Anam Kazim
Personal details
Born 1958/1959 (age 58–59)[1]
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Political party Progressive Conservative
Residence Calgary, Alberta

Linda Johnson (born c. 1959) is a Canadian politician who was an elected member to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, representing the electoral district of Calgary-Glenmore, from 2012 to 2015.[2][3]

Her interest in politics began during her high school days when she became active with the Progressive Conservative party. Her first involvement was as a volunteer for former MLA Dennis Anderson. She worked in Ottawa as an assistant to Harvie Andre, MP for Calgary-Centre. She returned to Calgary becoming constituency assistant for Jim Hawkes, MP for Calgary-West.[citation needed]

Electoral record[edit]

Alberta general election, 2015: Calgary-Glenmore
Party Candidate Votes %
New Democratic Anam Kazim 7,021 33.2
Progressive Conservative Linda Johnson 7,015 33.2
Wildrose Chris Kemp-Jackson 5,058 23.9
Liberal David Waddington 1,345 6.4
Alberta Party Terry Lo 719 3.4
Total valid votes 21,158 100.0
Rejected, spoiled and declined 134
Turnout 21,292 57.4
Eligible voters 37,109
Source: Elections Alberta[4]
Alberta general election, 2012: Calgary-Glenmore
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Linda Johnson 8,408 48.95%
Wildrose Paul Hinman 6,472 37.68%
Liberal Dan MacAulay 1,227 7.14%
New Democratic Richard Collier 1,071 6.23%

References[edit]

  1. ^ Van, Jason (2012-04-25). "Selling Tupperware helped Linda Johnson gain success in Calgary-Glenmore". Canada.com. Retrieved 2015-03-08. 
  2. ^ Alberta Election 2012: Riding-by-riding results. The Globe and Mail, April 23, 2012.
  3. ^ "Legislative Assembly of Alberta". assembly.ab.ca. Retrieved 8 March 2015. 
  4. ^ "2015 Provincial General Election Results". Elections Alberta. Archived from the original on 2017-07-30. Retrieved 2017-07-30.