Richard Gotfried

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Richard Gotfried

Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Calgary-Fish Creek
Assumed office
April 16, 2019
Preceded byHeather Forsyth
Personal details
Born (1958-09-18) September 18, 1958 (age 61)
Calgary, Alberta
Political partyUnited Conservative
ResidenceCalgary, Alberta
OccupationBusiness Executive - Aviation/Construction

Richard Stanley Gotfried (born September 18, 1958) is a Canadian politician who was elected in the 2019 Alberta General Election to the 30th Alberta Legislature, representing the electoral district of Calgary-Fish Creek for the United Conservative Party. He was re-elected to the riding with a voting plurality of 8,499[1], and has served the Fish Creek constituency as a Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) since the 2015 Alberta General Election. Prior to 2015, his seat was 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]

2019 General Election[edit]

United Conservative - Richard Gotfried, 15,975 - 61.5%

New Democratic - Rebecca Bounsall, 7,476 - 28.8%

Alberta Party - Robert Tremblay, 1,699 - 6.5%

Liberal - John Roggeveen, 359 - 1.4%

Green Party - Taylor Stasila, 231 - 0.9%

Alberta Independence Party - Tomas Manasek, 226 - 0.9%

[Source: Elections Alberta[2]]

2015 General Election[edit]

2015 Alberta general election: 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[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Election Results". Elections Alberta. Retrieved 2019-09-23.
  2. ^ "Election Results". Elections Alberta. Retrieved 2019-09-23.
  3. ^ "2015 Provincial General Election Results". Elections Alberta. Archived from the original on 2017-07-30. Retrieved 2017-07-30.