Alberta Advantage Party

The Alberta Advantage Party is a registered political party in Alberta, Canada. The party was registered with Elections Alberta on November 9, 2018.[3] It was formed by members of the Wildrose Party disaffected by that party's 2017 merger with the Progressive Conservatives to form the United Conservative Party.[4] Its leader is Marilyn Burns, it is situated on the right side of the political spectrum, and its platform includes recall of elected representatives.[3]

Alberta Advantage Party
Active provincial party
LeaderMarilyn Burns
PresidentDavid Inscho[1]
FoundedNovember 9, 2018 (2018-11-09)
Preceded byWildrose Party (de facto)
HeadquartersEdmonton, Alberta[1]
IdeologyConservatism[2]
Social Conservatism
Political positionRight-wing
ColoursGreen, blue
Seats in Legislature0
Website
abadvantageparty.ca

The Alberta Advantage Party ran 28 candidates in the 2019 Alberta general election, none of whom placed higher than fourth. Province-wide, the party took 0.3% of the vote; its most successful candidate by vote share was Terry Blaquier in Cypress-Medicine Hat, who took 1.43% of the vote en route to a fourth-place finish in a five-candidate field.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Parties". Elections Alberta. Retrieved 2019-01-01.
  2. ^ https://abadvantageparty.ca/platform/
  3. ^ a b "Alberta Advantage registered as official political party". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. November 13, 2018. Retrieved 2019-01-01.
  4. ^ "Former Wildrose members look to form Alberta Advantage Party". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. August 3, 2017. Retrieved 2019-01-01.