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Former Wildrose MLA Joe Anglin seeking re-election as Progressive Conservative

EDMONTON – Independent MLA Joe Anglin has announced he’ll be seeking nomination to run for re-election as a Progressive Conservative. The Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre MLA left the Wildrose last November and has sat as an independent since. 397 more words

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With spring election in the air, PCs open nominations in a dozen more ridings

The provincial Progressive Conservatives have opened nomination races in another 12 constituencies as talk of a potential spring election in Alberta grows.

The 12 ridings announced Monday, which all have PC incumbents, are to have candidates in place by Feb. 252 more words

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Compassionate Conservative party pitched by leadership candidate

MPP Christine Elliott, who is considered the front-runner in the Progressive Conservative leadership race, was in town Thursday pitching a kinder Ontario PC Party.

“Fiscal conservatism can result in social compassion,” Elliott said in a telephone interview Thursday afternoon. 384 more words

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Tories prepare for election as MLA Pastoor announces she won't run again

The Progressive Conservative party is moving quickly to get its candidates in place as speculation mounts that Premier Jim Prentice is preparing to call an election for this spring. 647 more words

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Prentice leaving election options on the table

Premier Jim Prentice is keeping his options open on an early election.

Amid growing speculation Albertans will go to the polls this spring — a year ahead of the schedule set out in legislation —  the Wildrose party called on Prentice this week to rule out a snap election. 182 more words

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Prentice spent $2.6 million in PC leadership race

Jim Prentice spent $2.6 million to win the leadership of the Progressive Conservative party and the Alberta premier’s chair, according to campaign documents released Tuesday. 440 more words

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What "vote efficiency" might mean to Manitoba in 2015-16

The 2011 Manitoba election was, based on seat counts, a huge win for Premier Greg Selinger’s NDP, which won 37 seats, far greater than the 19 seats won by Opposition Leader Hugh McFadyen’s Progressive Conservatives. 1,034 more words

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