Alberta breaks record for most votes cast in provincial election

A record number of Albertans participated in this spring’s general provincial election. On Friday, Elections Alberta reported 1,905,520 votes were cast during the general election, which is the most ever in the province. The voter turnout came in at 64…

‘Albertans will be disappointed’ with two-party legislature: pollster

For the first time since 1993, representatives from only two of Alberta’s political parties will be heading to the legislature. It’s only the fourth time this has happened in the province’s history. In 1905 and 1913 the Liberals took power…

By the numbers: Alberta election 2019

Alberta’s April 16 election saw a major shift in the province’s landscape with the United Conservative Party winning a majority government. The UCP and NDP were the only parties to win seats on Tuesday night, with the Alberta Party’s two…

Alberta Election 2019: A look back on the night in under 2 minutes

April 17 2019 1:27am Jason Kenney’s United Conservative Party has won a majority government in Alberta. Here is a look back on election night, in under two minutes. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id]…

Alberta Election 2019: Alberta Party Leader Stephen Mandel ‘very proud’ of party’s efforts

April 16 2019 11:52pm Alberta Party Leader Stephen Mandel congratulated premier-elect Jason Kenney on his election victory. He also said everyone in the Alberta Party should be very proud of their efforts. Mandel did not win his seat in Edmonton-McClung.…

Alberta election Day 28: One last push on the eve of election day

Four weeks after the writ was dropped, Alberta’s party leaders are making one final push before Tuesday’s Alberta election. The leaders will focus on Calgary and Edmonton on the last full day of campaign before the election. Story continues below…

New poll suggests UCP holding lead

April 15 2019 7:01am A new Ipsos/Global News poll suggests the NDP has closed the gap on the UCP, but the official opposition still holds a 10-point lead. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id]…

Decision Alberta: Can the UCP gain ground in Edmonton-Meadows with a star candidate?

In the 2015 general election, the NDP took every single Edmonton seat. Now, the UCP is hoping to pick up a seat in the riding of Edmonton-Meadows after leader, Jason Kenney, parachuted well-known former Edmonton Eskimo’s boss, Len Rhodes, into…