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  Smith, Danielle
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<-  2019-11-01  
 
NameDanielle Smith
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Born April 01, 1971 (51 years)
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Jan 22, 2023 08:13pm
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InfoPremier Danielle Smith is a proud Albertan. She is a University of Calgary graduate with degrees in Economics and English, Premier Smith has had a lifelong interest in Alberta public policy and finding the right balance between free enterprise and individual freedom, and the role of government. She was a Member of the Legislative Assembly for Highwood, leader of the Official Opposition, and leader of the Wildrose Party.

Before re-entering politics, Premier Smith had extensive experience in the media and in business. Most recently she was President of the Alberta Enterprise Group. Before that she was a radio host with Corus Entertainment for six years.

She married her husband, David in 2006 and together they own and operate The Dining Car, a fully renovated 1940s railcar dining car. She is the proud stepmother of David’s son Jonathan. Premier Smith and David live in High River with their two dogs, Caine and Colt.

Danielle Smith was elected as the leader of the United Conservative Party on October 6, 2022 and was sworn in as Premier of Alberta on October 11, 2022.

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  05/29/2023 AB Premier ???
  11/08/2022 AB Legislative Assembly - Brooks-Medicine Hat - By-election Won 52.78% (+25.42%)
  10/06/2022 AB Premier Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  10/03/2022 United Conservative Party - Leader Won 53.77% (+7.53%)
  12/17/2014 AB Legislative Assembly - Highwood - Party Switch Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  04/23/2012 AB Premier Lost 19.54% (-50.57%)
  04/23/2012 AB Legislative Assembly - Highwood Won 52.38% (+9.72%)
  10/17/2009 Wildrose Alliance Leadership Election Won 76.77% (+53.54%)
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