Anderson in May 2015
|Minister of Municipal Affairs of Alberta|
|Assumed office |
January 19, 2017
|Preceded by||Danielle Larivee|
|Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Leduc-Beaumont|
May 5, 2015 – April 16, 2019
|Preceded by||George Rogers|
|Succeeded by||Brad Rutherford|
|Born||1974/1975 (age 43–44)|
Duncan, British Columbia
|Political party||Alberta New Democratic Party|
|Alma mater||Malaspina University-College|
|Occupation||Install and repair technician, union steward|
Shaye Quinn Anderson (born 1975) is a Canadian politician who was elected in the Alberta general election, 2015 to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta representing the electoral district of Leduc-Beaumont. Anderson defeated longtime MLA George Rogers in an election that saw the NDPs win a majority government, the first government change the province had seen since 1971.
On January 19, 2017, Anderson was sworn in as Minister of Municipal Affairs.
Anderson attended Cowichan Secondary School, graduating in 1993. He is an install and repair technician for Telus and a shop union steward. He is from Duncan, British Columbia and has a diploma in physical education from Malaspina University-College in Nanaimo, British Columbia
His pronounced facial hair drew some attention after his election, with one columnist for the National Post calling it "the most conspicuous and healthy beard seen in Canadian politics this side of the 19th century."
2019 general election
|Alberta general election, 2019: Leduc-Beaumont|
|The 2019 general election will be held on April 16.|
|New Democratic||Shaye Anderson|
|Alberta Party||Robb Connelly|
|Alberta Advantage||Gil Poitras|
|Freedom Conservative||Jeff Rout|
|United Conservative||Brad Rutherford|
|Total valid votes|
|Rejected, spoiled, and declined|
2015 general election
|Alberta general election, 2015: Leduc-Beaumont|
|New Democratic||Shaye Anderson||8,321||37.82||+29.35|
|Progressive Conservative||George Rogers||6,225||28.29||-23.00|
|Alberta Party||Bert Hoogewoonink||612||2.78||+0.02|
|Total valid votes||22,002||99.56|
|Rejected, spoiled, and declined||97||0.44|
|New Democratic gain from Progressive Conservative||Swing||+26.18|
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