Alberta Premier Wins By-Election – Secures Seat in Legislature
Alberta Premier Danielle Smith handily won Tuesday’s byelection and secured a seat in the legislature.
The Premier now has an opportunity to govern in the run-up to next spring’s provincial election.
In her victory speech, Smith focused on the cost of living and asserting Alberta’s sovereignty to Ottawa. She also discussed health care, a major issue in the riding, pledging more front-line workers while cutting expenses on administrative staff.
By-Election November 8, 2022
* Votes %
|DANIELLE SMITH||UNITED CONSERVATIVE PARTY||6,923||54.5%|
|GWENDOLINE DIRK||ALBERTA NDP||3,393||26.7%|
|BARRY MORISHITA||ALBERTA PARTY||2,098||16.5%|
|BOB BLAYONE||THE INDEPENDENCE PARTY OF ALBERTA||225||1.8%|
|JEEVAN MANGAT||WILDROSE INDEPENDENCE PARTY OF ALBERTA||56||0.4%|
Alberta has a fixed election date. The next Provincial General Election is scheduled to be held on May 29, 2023.Link Copied