Alberta Elections

Putting Her Own Leadership On The Line

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.28.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Alberta Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith is putting her leadership on the line in the light of four byelection losses.Smith said Tuesday she h...

Reasons The Rest Of Canada Should Be Super Jealous Of Alberta

The Huffington Post Canada | Michael Bolen | Posted 03.06.2014 | Canada Alberta

Some days it seems as if everyone and their brother is moving to Alberta. And it's not hard to see why. Besides being an economic powerhouse and a ...

Voter Apathy and How We Can Fix It

Sam Hachem | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta
Sam Hachem

Our elected officials need to spend any chance they get talking to our children about the importance of voting and how lucky we are to have the right to vote. Taking even just a few minutes out of one's schedule to speak to a group of students and answer their questions can make a huge impact in the future.

You Can't Run From Illegal Donations: NDP

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.03.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta's opposition parties say the way Premier Alison Redford responds to a leaked plan by her party to fight the next election with ille...

Opposition, Public Angry Over Donations Scandal

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 02.01.2013 | Canada Alberta

As the old adage goes, 'where there's smoke, there's fire,' and lately those fires have been roaring. Fresh on the heels of a health queue-jumping ...

Election Campaign Donations Review Will Be Posted Online

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.04.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta's chief electoral officer is to post results of his investigations into election campaign donations by the end of this month.Electi...

Would a More Fair Voting System Have Changed Alberta's Election?

Mark Crowley | Posted 06.24.2012 | Canada Politics
Mark Crowley

Monday's election results in Alberta demonstrate once again the strange outcomes that our First-Past-The-Post (FPTP) voting system can create. A difference in vote percentage between 43 per cent and 34 per cent leads to 61 v.s. 17 seats for the PCs. How many distorted election results of this kind do we need to see before we admit we need a change to our voting system?

Redford Defies Polls, Keeps Tory Dynasty Intact

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.24.2012 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - Alberta’s Progressive Conservatives defied the pollsters Monday, winning a 12th consecutive majority government that will see them enter ...

Psycho Vs. Mommie Dearest

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.17.2012 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - The election writ is set to drop this week in Alberta and if the demonizing hyperbole from the two rightist heavyweight parties is to be be...