Politics

Alberta 2012 Political Party Platform Comparisons

As was the case during last year’s federal election in Canada, many people are now looking for a site comparing the platforms of the political parties contesting the upcoming Alberta provincial election (23 April 2012).

This blog cannot engage in a discussion of the policies of political parties, either at the provincial or federal level. However, as was the case this spring, it can refer you to other sites that can do that. I will update this list as needed.

Alberta Political Party Platform comparisons:

Vote Compass – Alberta Votes 2012: Vote Compass is an educational tool developed by political scientists. Answer a short series of questions to discover how you fit in the Alberta political landscape.

Edmonton Journal: Party Platforms Comparison Chart

Note: to fully compare the party platforms, your best option is still to read each party’s manifesto, available on their website:

Progressive Conservative Party of Alberta
Wildrose Party
Alberta Liberal Party
NDP Alberta
Alberta Party

Edmonton Journal – The Alberta Election in 360 degrees

Other Resources:

Elections Alberta – your first stop for everything related to voting and elections in Alberta.

Calgary Herald: Voter’s guide – answers to questions about voting in the 2012 election.

Twitter hashtags (these appear to be the most common hashtags currently being used): #abelxn, #abvote, #abpoli, #wrp, #abpc, #abparty, #ablibs, #abndp, #ableg

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