Devin Dreeshen has officially been elected as the United Conservative Party candidate for the upcoming election.
Dreeshen, son of Red Deer-Mountain View MP Earl Dreeshen, was elected by card-carrying members of the UCP Wednesday night.
Congratulations to Devin Dreeshen @DevinDVote on winning the @Alberta_UCP nomination for the Innisfail-Sylvan Lake by-election! A bright young Albertan & proud grain farmer with years of government & political experience. Look forward to working hard to help elect him to the Leg. pic.twitter.com/EG9Uy6o2fy
— Jason Kenney (@jkenney) May 3, 2018
There were six candidates in total, running for the position of UCP candidate.
Polling stations were held in Sylvan Lake, Delburn and Penhold.
The by-election has not yet been called, but must take place before Aug. 5.