Robin Campbell (politician)
|Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for West Yellowhead|
March 3, 2008 – May 5, 2015
|Preceded by||Ivan Strang|
|Succeeded by||Eric Rosendahl|
|Born||September 9, 1955|
|Political party||Progressive Conservative|
Robin Ian Campbell (born September 9, 1955) is a Canadian former provincial level politician. He was elected in 2008 to represent the electoral district of West Yellowhead in the Legislative Assembly of Alberta. He was a member of the former governing Progressive Conservative caucus. He was appointed Minister of Finance and President of the Treasury board by Premier Jim Prentice on September 15, 2014. He lost his seat to Eric Rosendahl in the May 5, 2015 provincial election that also defeated the Progressive Conservative government after 44 years in office. On November 12, he was named president of the Coal Association of Canada.
Campbell ran for a seat to the Alberta Legislature for the first time in the 2008 Alberta general election. He won his first term to represent the electoral district of West Yellowhead by a wide margin to hold it for the governing Progressive Conservative caucus.
Campbell is avid golfer and fishermen. He has a daughter, Sheena.
|Alberta general election, 2008: West Yellowhead|
|Progressive Conservative||Robin Campbell||4,206||53.83%||8.11%|
|New Democratic||Ken Kuzminski||1,054||13.49%||−8.09%|
|Wildrose Alliance||Earle Cunningham||326||4.17%||−4.05%|
|Rejected, spoiled and declined||32|
|Eligible electors / Turnout||22,252||35.26%|
|Progressive Conservative hold||Swing||6.27%|
|Source: The Report on the March 3, 2008 Provincial General Election of the Twenty-seventh Legislative Assembly. Elections Alberta. July 28, 2008. pp. 558–563.|
|Alberta general election, 2012: West Yellowhead|
|Progressive Conservative||Robin Campbell||4,405||44.86|
|Alberta Party||Glenn Taylor||1,668||16.99|
|New Democratic||Barry Madsen||794||8.09|
|Alberta general election, 2015: West Yellowhead|
|New Democratic||Eric Rosendahl||4,141||39.0%|
|Progressive Conservative||Robin Campbell||3,433||32.3%|
- "Robin Campbell, former Alberta energy minister, named head of Coal Association of Canada" CBC News, November 12, 2015.
- The Report on the March 3, 2008 Provincial General Election of the Twenty-Seventh Legislative Assembly. Election Alberta. pp. 558–563.
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