Bob Hawkesworth Selected as Alberta New Democrat Candidate for Calgary Foothills by-election

CALGARY - Tonight hundreds of New Democrats met to elect Bob Hawkesworth as their candidate for the Calgary-Foothills by-election.  

"I'm very excited to be stepping forward for the New Democrats," Hawkesworth said.  "I want to join Rachel Notley's team and continue the good work that has already started."  Hawkesworth served for 23 years on Calgary's city Council and two terms as an MLA.
"I'm proud to be representing the New Democrats in the upcoming by-election, protecting the services that matter to families such as good public heath care and education.  The response at the door so far has been extremely positive.  Voters in Calgary Foothills are looking forward to electing the next NDP MLA in Alberta."  

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