Robyn Luff

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Robyn Luff
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Calgary-East
In office
May 5, 2015 – April 16, 2019
Preceded byMoe Amery
Succeeded byPeter Singh
Personal details
Born (1980-06-03) June 3, 1980 (age 39)
Duncan, British Columbia
Political partyIndependent (2018-)
Other political
New Democratic (2015–2018)
ResidenceCalgary, Alberta

Robyn Luff (born June 3, 1980) is an Alberta politician who was elected in the 2015 Alberta general election to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta representing the electoral district of Calgary-East as a member of the Alberta NDP caucus. Effective November 5, 2018, Luff sits as an Independent.[1][2]

Luff pulled off one of the biggest upsets on election night, as she defeated long time MLA Moe Amery to win the riding of Calgary-East.

On November 5, 2018 Luff made news when she stated that she refuses to sit in the Alberta legislature until changes are made that allow MLA's to properly represent their constituents, claiming that the Rachel Notley government is one of fear and intimidation.[3][4] Later that evening, the Alberta New Democratic Party removed Luff from caucus claiming she was neither trustworthy nor productive.[5]

Electoral record[edit]

2015 Alberta general election: Calgary-East
Party Candidate Votes %
New Democratic Robyn Luff 5,506 39.2
Progressive Conservative Moe Amery 3,971 28.3
Wildrose Ali Waissi 3,633 25.9
Liberal Naser Al-Kukhun 806 5.7
Communist Bonnie Devine 138 1.0
Total valid votes 14,054
Rejected, spoiled and declined 133
Turnout 14,187 41.0
Eligible voters 34,585
Source: Elections Alberta[6]


  1. ^ Trevor Howell, Calgary Herald Updated: April 25, 2015 (April 25, 2015). "Calgary East: Naser Al-Kukhun, Moe Amery, Bonnie Devine, Robyn Luff, Ali Waissi". Calgary Herald. Retrieved November 13, 2018.CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)
  2. ^ Emma McIntosh, Calgary Herald Updated: May 6, 2015 (May 6, 2015). "Newly-elected NDP Luff wants focus on education in Calgary-East". Calgary Herald. Retrieved November 13, 2018.CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)
  3. ^ Gregory Strong (November 6, 2018). "MLA turfed from caucus after saying Notley's NDP gov't 'a culture of fear and intimidation'". Retrieved November 13, 2018.
  4. ^ Clare Clancy & Emma Graney Updated: November 5, 2018 (November 5, 2018). "NDP MLA Robyn Luff alleges bullying within party, leaves legislature in protest". Edmonton Journal. Retrieved November 13, 2018.
  5. ^ "MLA Luff Removed from Government Caucus".
  6. ^ "2015 Provincial General Election Results". Elections Alberta. Archived from the original on July 30, 2017. Retrieved July 30, 2017.