The Alberta Progressive Conservative government held their PC leadership convention over the weekend to vote in the party’s leader.
Candidates in the running were Byron Nelson, Richard Starke and Jason Kenney. With an impressive 75.4% of the vote coming in for Kenney, the Former MP and federal Conservative cabinet minister, is now the PC’s main man.
— Unite Alberta (@UniteAlberta) March 18, 2017
Political big wigs are supporting Kenney, praising his dedication and passion to propel Alberta forward. Federal Conservative Party leader Rona Ambrose’s full statement can be seen here.
— Rona Ambrose (@RonaAmbrose) March 19, 2017
But not everyone is convinced.
Twitter has been the main playing ground for protestors, calling Kenney out for his previous stances against the LGBT community and women’s rights. In the video below, Kenney’s title is “Anti-Abortion Activist.”
— Thomas A. Lukaszuk (@LukaszukAB) March 21, 2017
— Marc Power (@MarcPower) March 19, 2017
— Kyle Morrow (@kylemmorrow) March 19, 2017
And in some cases, the push back from Albertans has started a Twitter feud.
— Blaise Boehmer (@boehmerB) March 21, 2017
Jason Kenney’s campaign manager attacking my business for asking for proof of LGTBQ support.
Also, Popeye’s uses only Alberta chickens. https://t.co/BZmZ36hg0Q
— Mike Morrison (@mikesbloggity) March 21, 2017