Wayne Drysdale

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The Honourable
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 – March 19, 2019
Preceded byGordon Graydon
Succeeded byTravis Toews
Personal details
Political partyUnited Conservative

Wayne Ronald Drysdale ECA is a Canadian politician, who served as an Alberta MLA from 2008 to 2019. He is a member of the Progressive Conservatives. He was Minister of Transportation in the cabinet of Jim Prentice.

He was elected in the 2008 provincial election to represent the electoral district of Grande Prairie Wapiti in the Legislative Assembly of Alberta and re-elected there in 2012 and 2015.[1]

He did not seek re-election in 2019.

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.