Brian Malkinson

Brian Lawrence Malkinson ECA (born 1985) is a Canadian politician who was elected in the 2015 Alberta general election to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta representing the electoral district of Calgary-Currie.[1][2] In 2018, he accepted the position of Minister of Service Alberta.[3] He was defeated in his re-election bid in the 2019 Alberta general election by 191 votes to Nicholas Milliken.[4]

The Honourable
Brian Malkinson
Brian Malkinson 2015.jpg
Malkinson in May 2015
Minister of Service Alberta
In office
June 18, 2018 – April 30, 2019
Preceded byStephanie McLean
Succeeded byNate Glubish
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Calgary-Currie
In office
May 5, 2015 – March 19, 2019
Preceded byChristine Cusanelli
Succeeded byNicholas Milliken
Personal details
Born1985 (age 36–37)
British Columbia, Canada
Political partyAlberta New Democratic Party
Residence(s)Calgary, Alberta
OccupationHeavy equipment salesman

EducationEdit

Brian has a Bachelor of Science (programming) from Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, where he also served as president and vice-president of the Interactive Arts and Technology Student Union.

29th Alberta LegislatureEdit

Legislative CommitteesEdit

Malkinson currently serves as deputy chair of the Select Special Ombudsman and Public Interest Commissioner Search Committee and the Standing Committee on Legislative Offices. He also serves as a member of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts and the Standing Committee on Resource Stewardship. Malkinson previously served as a member of the Standing Committee on Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund.[5]

Electoral historyEdit

2019 general electionEdit

2019 Alberta general election: Calgary-Currie
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
United Conservative Nicholas Milliken 9,960 43.70% -1.28%
New Democratic Brian Malkinson 9,769 42.86% 3.05%
Alberta Party Lindsay Luhnau 2,512 11.02% 5.60%
Liberal Joshua Codd 491 2.15% -5.61%
  Pro-Life Lucas C. Hernandez
60
0.26%
Total 22,792
Rejected, spoiled and declined 284
Eligible electors / turnout 34,857 66.20% 16.28%
United Conservative gain from New Democratic Swing -7.15%
Source(s)
Source: "06 - Calgary-Currie, 2019 Alberta general election". officialresults.elections.ab.ca. Elections Alberta. Retrieved May 21, 2020.

2015 general electionEdit

2015 Alberta general election: Calgary-Currie
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Democratic Brian Malkinson 7,387 39.82% 34.37%
Progressive Conservative Christine Cusanelli 4,577 24.67% -20.29%
Wildrose Terry Devries 3,769 20.31% -8.57%
Liberal Shelley Wark-Martyn 1,441 7.77% -8.32%
Alberta Party Tony Norman 1,006 5.42% 2.17%
Green Nelson Berlin 373 2.01% 0.65%
Total 18,553
Rejected, spoiled and declined 82 48 7
Eligible electors / turnout 37,342 49.92% -4.56%
New Democratic gain from Progressive Conservative Swing -0.47%
Source(s)
Source: "07 - Calgary-Currie, 2015 Alberta general election". officialresults.elections.ab.ca. Elections Alberta. Retrieved May 21, 2020.

2014 by-electionEdit

Alberta provincial by-election, October 27, 2014: Calgary-West
Resignation of Ken Hughes on September 26, 2014
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Mike Ellis 4,836 44.29 −5.56
Wildrose Sheila Taylor 4,530 41.58 +4.25
Liberal David Khan 927 8.51 +1.05
New Democratic Brian Malkinson 337 3.09 +0.08
Alberta Party Troy Millington 264 2.42 +1.45
Total 10,894
Rejected, spoiled and declined 17 7 1
Eligible electors / turnout 30,541 35.73
Progressive Conservative hold Swing
Source(s)
Alberta. Chief Electoral Officer (2015). Report on the October 27, 2014 By-elections in: Calgary-Elbow, Calgary-Foothills, Calgary-West, Edmonton-Whitemud (PDF) (Report). Edmonton: Legislative Assembly of Alberta; Chief Electoral Officer. ISBN 978-098653678-6. Retrieved April 20, 2021.

2012 general electionEdit

2012 Alberta general election: Calgary-North West
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Sandra Jansen 7,683 51.76%
Wildrose Chris Challis 5,454 36.74%
Liberal Robert Prcic 992 6.68%
New Democratic Brian Malkinson 471 3.17%
Evergreen Bryan Hunt 140 0.94%
Alberta Party Troy Millington 103 0.69%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-06-18. Retrieved 2015-05-06.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Calgary-Currie: Oilpatch experience boosts newcomer Malkinson".
  3. ^ [ Calgary MLA Brian Malkinson moved up as Notley shuffles cabinet"] Calgary Herald. Retrieved 2018-07-03.
  4. ^ "2019 Provincial General Election Results". Elections Alberta. Retrieved 2019-04-30.
  5. ^ "COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP — 29TH LEGISLATURE" (PDF).