List of political parties in Alberta

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This article lists political parties in Alberta.

Parties represented in the Legislative Assembly[edit]

Name Founded Ideology Leader MLAs In Legislature In Government
New Democratic 1962 Social democracy Rachel Notley 55 1971-1993, 1997-present 2015-present
Wildrose 2008 Conservatism, right-wing populism Brian Jean 22 2012-present
Progressive Conservative 1905 Conservatism Jason Kenney 8 1905-1940, 1952-1963, 1967-present 1971-2015
Alberta Party 1985 Centrism Greg Clark 1 2011-2012, 2015-present
Liberal 1905 Liberalism David Swann (interim) 1 1905-1944, 1948-1971, 1986-present 1905-1921

Other registered parties[edit]

Name Founded Ideology Leader In Legislature In Government
Alberta First 2004 Alberta separatism Bart Hampton
Communist 1930 Communism, socialism Naomi Rankin
Green 2011 Green politics Janet Keeping
Reform 2016 Social conservatism Randy Thorsteinson
Social Credit 1934 Social credit, conservatism Len Skowronski 1935-1982 1935-1971

Historical parties represented in the Legislative Assembly[edit]

Name Years active Ideology In Legislature In Government
Alberta Alliance 2002-2008 Conservatism 2004-2008
  Co-Operative Commonwealth 1932-1962 Social democracy 1944-1959
  Labour Representation 1917-1919 Social democracy 1917-1919
  Non-Partisan League 1916-1921 Agrarianism, social democracy 1917-1921
  Alberta Reform Movement 1981-1982 Conservatism 1981-1982
Dominion Labor 1919-1935 Social democracy 1919-1935
Independent Movement 1940-1948 Liberalism, conservatism 1940-1948
Socialist 1909-1921 Socialism 1909-1913
Representative 1984-1989 Conservatism, populism 1986-1989
  United Farmers of Alberta 1919-1937 Agrarianism, progressivism 1921-1935 1921-1935
  Veterans' and Active Force 1944-1948 Veteran advocacy 1944-1948
Western Canada Concept 1982-1986 Alberta separatism, Western separatism 1982

Historical parties not represented in the Legislative Assembly[edit]

Historical parties represented by elected Senate nominees[edit]

See also[edit]