Ron Orr
Minister of Culture, Multiculturalism & Status of Women
Assumed office
July 8, 2021
PremierJason Kenney
Preceded byLeela Aheer
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Lacombe-Ponoka
Assumed office
May 5, 2015
Preceded byRod Fox
Personal details
Born1954/1955 (age 66–67)
Calgary, Alberta
Political partyUnited Conservative
Other political
affiliations
Wildrose (2015–17)
Residence(s)Clive, Alberta
Alma materTaylor College and Seminary
Occupationcontractor, carpenter, minister

Ronald James Nelson Orr (born 1954 or 1955) is a Canadian politician elected in the 2019 Alberta general election to represent the electoral district of Lacombe-Ponoka in the 30th Alberta Legislature.[1][2][3]

Electoral history

2019 general election

2019 Alberta general election: Lacombe-Ponoka
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
United Conservative Ron Orr 17,379 71.31% 8.10%
New Democratic Doug Hart 3,639 14.93% -15.17%
Alberta Party Myles Chykerda 2,520 10.34% 3.72%
Freedom Conservative Keith Parrill 328 1.35%
Alberta Independence Tessa Szwagierczak 279 1.14%
Alberta Advantage Party Shawn Tylke 227 0.93%
Total 24,372
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined 181
Eligible electors / Turnout 32,706 75.07% 15.74%
United Conservative notional hold Swing 25.38%
Source(s)
Source: "68 - Lacombe-Ponoka, 2019 Alberta general election". officialresults.elections.ab.ca. Elections Alberta. Retrieved May 21, 2020.

2015 general election

2015 Alberta general election: Lacombe-Ponoka
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Wildrose Ron Orr 6,502 35.71% -8.26%
New Democratic Doug Hart 5,481 30.10% 20.21%
Progressive Conservative Peter Dewit 5,018 27.56% -8.31%
Alberta Party Tony Jeglum 1,206 6.62% 1.40%
Total 18,207
Rejected, Spoiled and Declined 83
Eligible electors / Turnout 30,827 59.33% 2.52%
Wildrose hold Swing -1.24%
Source(s)
Source: "66 - Lacombe-Ponoka, 2015 Alberta general election". officialresults.elections.ab.ca. Elections Alberta. Retrieved May 21, 2020.

References