William Roberts (Alberta politician)

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William Roberts
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Edmonton Centre
In office
1986–1993
Preceded by Mary LeMessurier
Succeeded by Michael Henry
Personal details
Born (1954-07-22) July 22, 1954 (age 62)
Hamilton, Ontario
Political party Alberta New Democratic Party

William Roberts (born July 22, 1954) is a former provincial level politician from Alberta, Canada. He served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1986 to 1993.[1]

Political career[edit]

Roberts ran for office as a New Democrat candidate in the 1986 Alberta general election. He defeated incumbent Progressive Conservative MLA Mary LeMessurier by a margin of 100 votes.[2] Roberts ran for a second term in office in the 1989 Alberta general election. In his second election he improved his margin of victory and won a comfortable plurality on a three way split defeating five other candidates.[3] Roberts retired at dissolution of the Legislature in 1993.

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Edmonton-Centre results 1986". Alberta Heritage Foundation. Retrieved 2008-04-18. 
  3. ^ "Edmonton-Centre results 1989". Alberta Heritage Foundation. Retrieved 2008-04-18. 

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