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Anam Kazim wins for NDP in Calgary-Glenmore, recount finds

05/15/2015 02:02 EDT | Updated 05/15/2016 05:59 EDT
A recount of the election results in the Alberta riding of Calgary-Glenmore has determined that the NDP's Anam Kazim is the winner, Elections Alberta says.

Both Progressive Conservative incumbent Linda Johnson and Kazim had ended up with exactly 7,015 votes with all 94 polls reporting after the May 5 vote.

According to the recount, Kazim got 7,018 votes and Johnson got 7,012.

Johnson still has the right to challenge the result by requesting a judicial recount, an option she says she and her party are considering.

The recounted tally means the NDP won 54 seats in the election. The Wildrose won 21, the Progressive Conservatives 10, and the Liberals and Alberta Party one each.

Kazim has a master's degree in chemical-environmental engineering. 

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