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Dennis Barton

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Preceded by  New district
Occupation  politician
Political party  Social Credit

Constituency  Lesser Slave Lake
Succeeded by  Larry Shaben
Name  Dennis Barton
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Dennis M. Barton was a provincial level politician from Alberta, Canada. He served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1971 to 1975 sitting with the Social Credit caucus in official opposition.

Political career

Barton ran for a seat to the Alberta Legislature in the 1971 Alberta general election. He ran in the new electoral district of Lesser Slave Lake as a candidate for the Social Credit party. Barton defeated four other candidates in a hotly contested race to pick up the new district for his party despite it losing government in that election.

Barton ran for his second term in office in the 1975 Alberta general election. His popular vote in the three way race was cut in half. He was easily defeated by Progressive Conservative candidate Larry Shaben finishing a distant second place.


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