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The First Legislature

First Alberta Legislature Alberta's first provincial general election took place on November 9, 1905.  The Liberals under Alexander Cameron Rutherford won a convincing victory, taking 23 of 25 seats.  They lost only the High River and Rosebud constituencies.

On March 15, 1906, the First Session of the First Opening of Alberta's first legislative session Legislature met at Edmonton's Thistle curling rink.  A crowd of well-wishers and dignitaries were there to mark this historic event.  After the opening, the Legislature moved to a temporary home on the third floor of McKay Avenue School .  The Assembly continued to meet there until it moved to the Legislature Building in 1911.









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Alberta Elections: 1905
Alexander Rutherford's Liberals win Alberta's first election.   
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