1997 Alberta general election
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The 1997 Alberta general election was the twenty-fourth general election for the Province of Alberta, Canada. It was held on March 11, 1997, to elect members of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.
83 seats in the Legislative Assembly of Alberta
42 seats needed for a majority
|Party||Party leader||# of
|1993||Elected||% Change||#||%||% Change|
|Progressive Conservative||Ralph Klein||83||51||63||+23.5%||483,914||51.17%||+6.68%|
|New Democratic||Pam Barrett||77||-||2||83,292||8.81%||-2.20%|
|Social Credit||Randy Thorsteinson||70||-||-||-||64,667||6.84%||+4.43%|
|Natural Law||Maury Shapka||16||-||-||-||1,303||0.14%||-0.37%|
|Source: Elections Alberta|
* Party did not nominate candidates in the previous election.
x – less than 0.005% of the popular vote
For complete electoral history, see individual districts
- 1 Pat Black later changed her last name to Nelson.