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Matthew "Matt" Wiebe, MLA is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba in a by-election on March 2, 2010. He succeeded the province's former premier, Gary Doer.[1] A member of the New Democratic Party of Manitoba (NDP), he represents the electoral district of Concordia.

Matt Wiebe

Member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba of Concordia
Assumed office
March 2, 2010
Preceded byGary Doer
Personal details
Born
Matthew Wiebe

1979 (age 39–40)
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Political partyNew Democratic Party
Children2
Alma materUniversity of Manitoba
Websitemattwiebe.ca

Prior to holding elected office, Wiebe worked as a constituency assistant in the offices of Doer (provincially) and NDP Member of Parliament Bill Blaikie (federally).[2] He holds a B.A. in economics and a master's in public administration from the University of Manitoba.

Electoral recordEdit

2016 Manitoba general election: Concordia
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
New Democratic Matt Wiebe 2,761 44.55 -18.17 $28,493.70
Progressive Conservative Andrew Frank 2,483 40.07 +11.85 $21,965.28
Liberal Donovan Martin 642 10.36 +6.65 $7,841.60
Manitoba Terry Scott 254 4.10 $548.47
Total valid votes/Expense limit 6,140 100.0  
Eligible voters 11,042
Source: Elections Manitoba[3][4]
2011 Manitoba general election: Concordia
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
New Democratic Matt Wiebe 4,088 62.72 +4.01
     Progressive Conservative Naseer Ahmed Warraich 1,803 28.22 +8.43
Green Ryan Poirier 308 4.82 +1.00
Liberal Isaiah Oyeleru 237 3.71 -13.77
Total valid votes 6,356
Rejected and declined ballots 34
Turnout 6,390 49.76
Electors on the lists 12,834


Manitoba provincial by-election, March 2, 2010: Concordia
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
New Democratic Matt Wiebe 2,065 58.71 -10.34
     Progressive Conservative Brian Biebrich 694 19.79 -1.83
Liberal Judi Heppner 613 17.48 +11.47
Green Ellen Young 134 3.82 +0.49
Total valid votes 3,506
Rejected and declined ballots 11
Turnout 3,517 31.54 -15.88
Electors on the lists 11,150

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Owen, Bruce (March 2, 2010). "Wiebe sweeps Concordia for NDP". Winnipeg Free Press. Retrieved May 13, 2013.
  2. ^ "Wiebe wins Concordia for NDP". CBC News. March 2, 2010. Retrieved March 21, 2016.
  3. ^ "Candidates: 41st General Election". Elections Manitoba. 29 March 2016. Retrieved 31 March 2016.
  4. ^ "Election Returns: 41st General Election". Elections Manitoba. 2016. Retrieved 10 September 2018.

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