July 12, 2023 •
Canadian Federal By-Election for Calgary Heritage (Alberta) on July 24
On July 24, a Canadian federal by-election will be held in the electoral district of Calgary Heritage (Alberta) to fill a vacancy in the House of Commons.
Calgary Heritage’s Member of Parliament, Bob Benzen, had announced in October of 2022 his desire to resign and return to private life.
On January 5 of this year, the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada, Stéphane Perrault, received official notice from the Speaker of the House of Commons that Benzen’s seat was vacant.
The date for the election was not announced until June 18, which signaled the start of the by-election period.
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