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 56–57)[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, 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.