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AbbreviationWP
Websitehttp://www.wildrosealliance.com/
CountryCanada
Established2008-00-00
Disbanded0000-00-00
ContributorMonsieur
Last EditedRBH - May 26, 2015 03:54am
DescriptionThe Wildrose Party, formerly the Wildrose Alliance Party, is a conservative provincial political party in Alberta, Canada. It includes free market conservative, libertarian and socially conservative factions and was formed in 2008 following a merger of the Wildrose Party of Alberta and the Alberta Alliance.

It first contested Alberta's 2008 provincial election, and was able to capture seven percent of the popular vote but failed to win a seat in the Legislative Assembly. Support for the party rose sharply in 2009 as voters grew increasingly frustrated with the government, resulting in a surprise win by outgoing leader Paul Hinman in an October by-election. The party's popularity continued to increase when in the fall of 2009, Danielle Smith won election as leader, and by December 2009, the Wildrose Alliance was the leading party in opinion polls with 39 percent support, 14 points ahead of both the governing PCs and the opposition Liberals. Wildrose's caucus has grown to four members, after two former PC members of the Legislative Assembly defected in January 2010 and an independent MLA joined the party in June 2010.

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Dec 17, 2014 09:30pm News 9 Wildrose MLAs, including Danielle Smith, cross to Alberta Tories  Article IndyGeorgia 
Oct 17, 2009 12:00pm News Alberta's upstart Wildrose Party to pick new leader   Article Monsieur 

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