Richard Gotfried

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Richard Gotfried
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Calgary-Fish Creek
Assumed office
May 5, 2015
Preceded by Heather Forsyth
Personal details
Born (1958-09-18) September 18, 1958 (age 59)
Calgary, Alberta
Political party United Conservative
Residence Calgary, Alberta
Occupation Business Executive - Aviation/Construction

Richard Stanley Gotfried (born September 18, 1958) 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-Fish Creek.[1] He won the riding with a plurality of 129. His seat was formerly held by Heather Forsyth, who had served as the Leader of the Opposition before retiring from politics after the 2015 election was called.

Electoral history[edit]

2015 general election[edit]

Alberta general election, 2015: Calgary-Fish Creek
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Richard Gotfried 6,198 32.9
New Democratic Jill Moreton 6,069 32.2
Wildrose Blaine Maller 5,568 29.6
Alberta Party Allison Wemyss 850 4.5
Social Credit Martin Owen 148 0.8
Total valid votes 18,833
Rejected, spoiled and declined 69
Turnout 18,902 61.1
Eligible voters 30,931
Source: Elections Alberta[2]