Alberta by the numbers

CBC Online News | Updated January 31, 2008

Statistics on voter turnout and election history.

2004 Election Results — Parties, Votes and Seats Won

Votes Cast in Alberta Previous General Elections

PC=Progressive Conservative Party of Alberta
LIB=Liberal Party
ND=New Democratic Party

AA=Alberta Alliance Party
GRN=Alberta Greens
ASC=Alberta Social Credit Party
SP=Separation Party of Alberta
AP=Alberta Party
CP=Communist Party - Alberta
Candidates Elected, Previous Elections

LIB=Liberal Party
NDP=New Democratic Party
PC=Progressive Conservative Party
AA=Alberta Alliance Party

  • MLAs elected in 2004: 83
  • Men: 71 - 85.4%
  • Women: 12 - 14.6%

2004 voter turnout in constituencies

  • Highest: Edmonton-Riverview - Kevin Taft - 62.9%
  • Lowest: Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo - Guy Boutilier - 26.4%

  • Candidate with most votes in 2004: Kevin Taft (Edmonton-Riverview) - 16,246 votes (65.5% of the vote in the riding)
  • Candidate with least votes in 2004: Naomi Rankin (Edmonton-Mill Woods) - 42 votes (0.4% of the vote in the riding)
  • Riding with the most votes: Edmonton-Whitemud - 16,246 ballots cast

  • Number of parties running in 2008: 9
  • Number of parties running in 2004: 9

Votes Cast in Alberta Previous General Elections

Tory Premiers
Years in Office
Peter Lougheed Sept. 1971-Nov. 1985
Don Getty Nov. 1985-Dec. 1992
Ralph Klein Dec. 1992-Dec. 2006
Ed Stelmach
(Sworn in as Premier
Dec. 14, 2006)
Dec. 2006-Present

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