Wayne Drysdale

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Wayne Drysdale
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Drysdale at the 2014 Tour of Alberta
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Grande Prairie Wapiti
In office
March 3, 2008 – April 16, 2019
Preceded byGordon Graydon
Succeeded byTravis Toews
Personal details
Political partyUnited Conservative

Wayne Ronald Drysdale is a Canadian politician, who was elected in the 2008 provincial election to represent the electoral district of Grande Prairie Wapiti in the Legislative Assembly of Alberta. He is a member of the Progressive Conservatives.[1] He was Minister of Transportation in the cabinet of Jim Prentice.

Election results[edit]

2008 Alberta general election: Grande Prairie-Wapiti
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Wayne Drysdale 5,145 66.70% +11.63%
Liberal Augustine Ebinu 1,304 16.90% -4.40%
New Democratic Manuela Campbell 829 10.75% -1.55%
Greens Allan Webber 436 5.65% +1.24%
Total 7,714 100.00%
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined 74
Eligible electors / Turnout 29,053 26.81% -9.77%
Progressive Conservative hold Swing +8.02%
Source(s)
The Report on the March 3, 2008 Provincial General Election of the Twenty-seventh Legislative Assembly. Elections Alberta. July 28, 2008. pp. 430–433.
2012 Alberta general election: Grande Prairie-Wapiti
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Wayne Drysdale 6,712 51.63% -15.07%
Wildrose Ethane Jarvis 4,509 34.68%
New Democratic Paula Anderson 1,209 9.30% -1.38%
Liberal Alya Nazarali 365 2.81% -14.09%
Independent Anthony Barendregt 204 1.57%
Total Valid Votes 12,999 100.00%
Rejected, spoiled, and declined 96
Eligible electors / Turnout 30,764 42.57% +15.76%
Progressive Conservative hold Swing -24.89%
2015 Alberta general election: Grande Prairie-Wapiti
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Wayne Drysdale 6,229 35.57 -16.06
New Democratic Mary Dahr 5,062 28.90 +19.60
Wildrose Laila Goodridge 4,175 23.84 -10.84
Alberta Party Rory Tarant 2,048 11.69
Total 17,514 100.00
Rejected, spoiled, and declined 77
Eligible electors / Turnout 37,445 46.98 +4.41
Progressive Conservative hold Swing -17.55

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Biography for Mr. Wayne Drysdale". Legislative Assembly of Alberta.