Another NDP MLA announces departure from Politics in 2023

Photo from Jon Carson Facebook Page

Edmonton-West Henday MLA Jon Carson has announced his departure from politics at the end of the current term.

Carson who is one of the youngest MLAs in the Legislature said that the announcement comes after much reflection, "I know this may surprise some of you, but please know I make this decision with the utmost pride in what we’ve accomplished together, and with so much hope and optimism for the future of our party under the leadership of Rachel and my many dedicated and hard-working colleagues in the Alberta NDP.

"Serving the people of Edmonton-West Henday has no doubt been the privilege of a lifetime. From our small campaign team huddled around the kitchen table in 2015 to the 2019 campaign that was too clo