Jason Kenny’s UCP Alberta Cabinet By The Numbers

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Kenny 2019 Alberta Cabinet PhotoWe reviewed Jason Kenny’s selections for his first UCP Cabinet and came up with some interesting statistics:

  • 3 or 15% – The number and percentage of previously elected Progressive Conservatives (PC) that are now Cabinet Ministers
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  • 2 or 10% – The number and percentage of previously elected Wildrose party members that are now Cabinet Ministers
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  • 7 or 35% – The number and percentage of women in the 2019 Alberta Cabinet
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  • 7 or 50% – The number and percentage of women given Cabinet roles from the total number of UCP females elected (14)
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  • 14 or 80% – The number and percentage of of UCP Alberta Cabinet Ministers with a University degree
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  • 4 or 20% – The number and percentage of lawyers; the most common degree in the UCP Cabinet
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  • 15 or 75% – The number and percentage of Ministers the were elected in Urban ridings – There is some subjectivity on this number as what defines Rural and Urban is not hard set
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  • 15 or 75% – The number and percentage of Caucasian Ministers
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  • 3 or 15% – The number and percentage of Ministers of Indian decent
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  • 15 or 75% – The number and percentage of newly elected UCP members that are now Cabinet Ministers
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  • 166% – The size of Jason Kenny’s first Cabinet in 2019 compared to Rachel Notley’s first Cabinet in 2015.  The small Notley Cabinet was expanded to 20 in the coming years and then shrunk back to 19 Ministers by the summer of 2018
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  • 43 – The average age of a UCP Cabinet minister
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  • 13 – The total number of languages spoken by at least one Cabinet Minister
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Alberta’s cabinet is made up of the following ministers.  Click on a name to see their official biography:

Associate Ministers

  • Jason Luan, Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addictions
  • Dale Nally, Associate Minister of Natural Gas
  • Grant Hunter, Associate Minister of Red Tape Reduction

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