The 2023 Alberta general election is due to be held on May 29, 2023. Voters are electing the members of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta. The United Conservative Party under Danielle Smith, the incumbent Premier of Alberta was behind in the polls. As the election draws closer, the race is tightening up. Can the UCP win re-election or will Rachel Notley’s NDP be given another chance in government.
Events from Calgary Herald & Sun and Edmonton Journal & Sun.
United Conservative (Including 2022 UCP leadership candidates and Jason Kenney)
The 2019 Newfoundland and Labrador general election is to be held on May 16, 2019, to elect members of the 49th General Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador. The Governmening Liberals enter the campaign with 27 seats and are hoping for re-election but a polling boost for the PCs suggest a close race. Who will prevail and be Newfoundland and Labrador’s next premier?
The 2015 Newfoundland and Labrador general election is to be held on November 30, 2015 to elect members of the 48th General Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador. The Progressive Conservative Party which has governed since 2003 election is expected to be defeated by the Liberal Party. Will the opinion polls prove correct or can the PCs win a fourth term in office?
The 2011 Newfoundland and Labrador general election will take place on October 11, 2011, to elect members of the 47th General Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador. The Progressive Conservative Party (PC Party) formed a majority government in the 2007 election, with the Liberal Party serving as the Official Opposition and the New Democratic Party (NDP) serving as a third party. Can Kathy Dunderdale win the PCs a third straight majority or will the Liberals or NDP take office in St Johns.
The Progressive Conservatives have have been in power since winning a majority in 2003. Premier David Williams seeks a fresh mandate and a second term of office. Both the Liberals and the NDP have new leaders since the last election, hoping to breath new life into their challenge.
V.3 changes from V.2
1. Change to fundraising as V.1 was too powerful,
2. Surrogates who are former premiers have Fmr. Premier rather than Mr. as their title.
3. Removed RebelMedia as they were not around before 2015.
4. Disabled advertising after Sunday, October 7, 2007 as per campaign regulations.
With David Peterson calling a snap election after his landslide victory of 1987, will be be able to keep his advance on the NDP will are getting stronger on the polls due to many scandals that are affecting the Liberals? Also, will the PC will rebounce with their new leader after a disastrous 1987 election?
Canadian society coped with the difficulties of the conscription crisis of 1917. However, the end of the Great War brought new challenges. These included rising unemployment and the decline of industry, but most importantly, the frustration of farmers. The Liberals after Laurier’s death entered the election guided by leadership of Mackenzie King. Arthur Meighen is at a disadvantage both in party and government terms. And the Progressives, who support free trade for Western farmers, rely on a decentralized organization. As the first truly three-party race unfolds, and the first in which a majority of women are eligible to vote, this election makes history.
Original scenario by Patine, please pay attention to the background folder.
A United Conservative Party leadership election is to be held in Alberta on October 28, 2017 following votes on July 22, 2017 by memberships of both the Wildrose Party and the Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta to merge and form the United Conservative Party. The Unity Agreement between the parties states the leadership election will be held on a One Member One Vote basis. Both Jason Kenney, leader of the PC Party, and Wildrose leader Brian Jean are expected to stand for leader of the new party, with Jean saying at the press conference that announced the merger agreement: “Clearly we’re both running for the leadership of this new party.” Former Conservative Party of Canada interim leader Rona Ambrose is expected to rule herself out of consideration.
Included candidates are;
Jason Kenney, Brian Jean Doug Schweitzer, Jeff Callaway, Leela Aheer (off), Rona Ambrose (off), Jonathan Denis (off), Derek Fildebrandt (off), Paul Hinman (off) and Ric McIver (off).
Membership numbers, polling, issues and stances taken from sources including Calgary Herald, Calgary Sun, Edmonton Journal, Edmonton Sun, Hansard & Opinion polling.
The Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta leadership election, 2011 was prompted by Ed Stelmach’s announcement that he would not be seeking re-election in the 28th general election and therefore would be resigning as leader of the Progressive Conservatives. With the Progressive Conservatives forming the Alberta government, the winner of the election consequently became Premier of Alberta. Stelmach provided official notice of resignation on May 27, 2011. The PC Association then announced the timeline of the election, with the nomination deadline on July 15, and the first ballot on September 17.
v.2 has a small edit to remove PIP costs for surrogates obtained through winning endorsements.
The 2014 Ontario general election is to be held on June 12, 2014, to elect the members of the 41st Parliament of Ontario. The Liberal Party hopes to move from a minority to majority government. This would be the Liberals’ fourth consecutive win since 2003 and an improvement from their performance in the 2011 election. The Progressive Conservatives and NDP will be hoping to change this. The election was called on May 2, 2014, by Lieutenant Governor David Onley, upon the recommendation of Wynne following the announcement that the NDP, whose support was critical to the survival of the Liberal’s minority government in the Legislative Assembly, would vote against the Liberals’ proposed budget.