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Edmonton-Meadowlark
Flag of Alberta.svg Alberta electoral district
Edmonton provincial ridings - Meadowlark.svg


2008 boundaries

Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Alberta
MLA       Raj Sherman
Progressive Conservative
District created 1971
First contested 1971
Last contested 2008

Edmonton Meadowlark is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, Canada.

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Boundary history

Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs)

  Name Party Elected Left Office
     Gerry Amerongen Progressive Conservative 1971 1986
     Grant Mitchell Liberal 1986 1993
     Karen Leibovici Liberal 1993 2001
     Bob Maskell Progressive Conservative 2001 2004
     Maurice Tougas Liberal 2004 2008
     Raj Sherman Progressive Conservative 2008 present

Election results

2004 general election

2004 Alberta general election results[2] Turnout 45.46%
Affiliation Candidate Votes %
     Liberal Maurice Tougas 4,435 41.26%
     Progressive Conservative Bob Maskell 4,242 39.47%
     NDP Lance Burns 1,306 12.15%
     Alberta Alliance Aaron Campbell 446 4.15%
     Greens Amanda Doyle 243 2.26%
     Independent Peggy Morton 76 0.71%
Total 10,748 100%
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined 91

2004 Senate nominee election district results

2004 Senate nominee election results: Edmonton-Meadowlark[3] Turnout 45.36%
Affiliation Candidate Votes % Votes % Ballots Rank'
     Progressive Conservative Betty Unger 4,528 17.12% 51.41% 2
     Independent Link Byfield 3,161 11.95% 35.89% 4
     Progressive Conservative Bert Brown 3,100 11.72% 35.20% 1
     Progressive Conservative Cliff Breitkreuz 2,929 11.07% 33.25% 3
     Alberta Alliance Michael Roth 2,285 8.64% 25.94% 7
     Independent Tom Sindlinger 2,173 8.21% 24.67% 9
     Alberta Alliance Gary Horan 2,114 7.99% 24.00% 10
     Alberta Alliance Vance Gough 2,107 7.96% 23.92% 8
     Progressive Conservative David Usherwood 2,104 7.95% 23.89% 6
     Progressive Conservative Jim Silye 1,955 7.39% 22.20% 5
Total Votes 26,456 100%
Total Ballots 8,808 3.00 Votes Per Ballot
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined 2,008

Voters had the option of selecting 4 Candidates on the Ballot

2008 general election

2008 Election Results
Affiliation Candidate Votes %
     Progressive Conservative Raj Sherman 6,176 54.83%
     Liberal Debbie Cavaliere 3,424 30.40%
     NDP Pascal Ryffel 1,010 8.97%
     Green Amanda Doyle 347 3.08%
     Wildrose Alliance Richard Guyon 307 2.73%

2004 Student Vote

Participating Schools[4]
Aldergrove Elementary
Aurora Charter School
Centennial Elementary
St Thomas More School
H.E. Beriault School
St. Francis Xavier School

On November 19, 2004 a Student Vote was conducted at participating Alberta schools to parallel the 2004 Alberta general election results. The vote was designed to educate students and simulate the electoral process for persons who have not yet reached the legal majority. The vote was conducted in 80 of the 83 provincial electoral districts with students voting for actual election candidates. Schools with a large student body that reside in another electoral district had the option to vote for candidates outside of the electoral district then where they were physically located.

2004 Alberta Student Vote results[5]
Affiliation Candidate Votes %
     Liberal Maurice Tougas 363 33.24%
     Progressive Conservative Bob Maskell 330 30.22%
     NDP Lance Burns 214 19.60%
     Greens Amanda Doyle 131 12.00%
     Alberta Alliance Aaron Campbell 38 3.48%
     Independent Peggy Morton 16 1.46%
Total 1,092 100%
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined 31

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