2019 Alberta Election

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Recount confirms United Conservatives won in tight Calgary election race

The NDP contender, Parmeet Singh Boparai, has asked for a judicial recount because of slim margin

Jason Kenney officially sworn in as Alberta’s 18th premier

Jason Kenney officially sworn in as Alberta’s 18th premier

United Conservative leader becomes the 18th person to head the province’s government

United Conservative Party leader Jason Kenney address supporters Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Kenney and his United Conservatives channelled the angst of an angry electorate to soar to a majority government in Alberta’s election Tuesday and relegate Rachel Notley’s NDP to the history books as a one-and-done government. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Oil and gas sector applauds Kenney government as pipelines remain in limbo

UCP faces ‘formidable task’ to allow sector in Western Canada to thrive again

NDP leader Rachel Notley, gives a concession speech after election results, in Edmonton Alta, on Tuesday April 16, 2019. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press)
NDP leader Rachel Notley, gives a concession speech after election results, in Edmonton Alta, on Tuesday April 16, 2019. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press)
‘Open for business:’ Jason Kenney’s UCP wins majority in Alberta election
‘Open for business:’ Jason Kenney’s UCP wins majority in Alberta election
A look at Alberta’s elections since the province was created in 1905

A look at Alberta’s elections since the province was created in 1905

A bitter campaign focused more on character assaults than policy Tuesday

A look at Alberta’s elections since the province was created in 1905
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Devin Dreeshen was re-elected Tuesday night with an impressive 74 per cent of the vote. As of publication 84 out of 86 polling stations had reported their results. Photo Courtesy of Devin Dreeshen Facebook

Devin Dreeshen says he is excited to serve Innisfail-Sylvan Lake for another four years

Dreeshen swept the Innisfail-Sylvan Lake riding with 74 per cent of the vote

Devin Dreeshen was re-elected Tuesday night with an impressive 74 per cent of the vote. As of publication 84 out of 86 polling stations had reported their results. Photo Courtesy of Devin Dreeshen Facebook
Then-Alberta Premier Alison Redford announces her resignation in Edmonton on Wednesday March 19, 2014. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson)
Then-Alberta Premier Alison Redford announces her resignation in Edmonton on Wednesday March 19, 2014. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson)
Jason Kenney speaks to the media at his first convention as leader of the United Conservative Party in Red Deer, Alta., Sunday, May 6, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)

Fought to unite the Alberta right: Jason Kenney to become premier

The United Conservative Party has defeated Rachel Notley’s NDP

Jason Kenney speaks to the media at his first convention as leader of the United Conservative Party in Red Deer, Alta., Sunday, May 6, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)
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Innisfail-Sylvan Lake FCP candidate says he overcame hurdles during campaign

First time candidate Chad Miller says voting for himself was a “surreal moment”

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POLL RESULTS: Dreeshen elected to Innisfail-Sylvan Lake
POLL RESULTS: Dreeshen elected to Innisfail-Sylvan Lake
UCP Leader Jason Kenney made a stop in Red Deer Saturday afternoon. He announced new policies and then met with supporters later in the afternoon. Robin Grant/Red Deer Express

Orange peeled: Jason Kenney’s UCP defeats NDP with majority in Alberta

Notley was trying to win second mandate after toppling Progressive Conservative dynasty in 2015

UCP Leader Jason Kenney made a stop in Red Deer Saturday afternoon. He announced new policies and then met with supporters later in the afternoon. Robin Grant/Red Deer Express
NDP candidate for Innisfail-Sylvan Lake says election period was a learning curve

NDP candidate for Innisfail-Sylvan Lake says election period was a learning curve

Robyn O’Brien says she felt her campaign went great and she learned a lot during the 28-day period

NDP candidate for Innisfail-Sylvan Lake says election period was a learning curve
Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News

Polls close across Central Alberta, now starts the waiting game

The polls in the provincial election closed at 8 p.m. when the counting began

Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News
Candidate platforms available at Sylvan Lake Municipal Library

Candidate platforms available at Sylvan Lake Municipal Library

The Library has a display full of candidate information and platforms for the undecided voters

Candidate platforms available at Sylvan Lake Municipal Library
Sylvan Lake heads to the polls

Sylvan Lake heads to the polls

The polls are open on Election Day from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Sylvan Lake heads to the polls
Alberta’s next premier will either be current Premier Rachel Notley or United Conservative Party leader Jason Kenney. (Black Press Media files)
Alberta’s next premier will either be current Premier Rachel Notley or United Conservative Party leader Jason Kenney. (Black Press Media files)
United Conservative Party leader Jason Kenney, left to right, Alberta Liberal Party leader David Khan, Alberta New Democrat Party leader and incumbent premier Rachel Notley and Alberta Party leader Stephen Mandel greet each before the start of the 2019 Alberta Leaders Debate in Edmonton on Thursday, April 4, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Codie McLachlan)

Alberta leaders renew attacks on final full day of election campaign

UC Leader Jason Kenney and the NDP’s Rachel Notley traded attacks over the pipeline issue

United Conservative Party leader Jason Kenney, left to right, Alberta Liberal Party leader David Khan, Alberta New Democrat Party leader and incumbent premier Rachel Notley and Alberta Party leader Stephen Mandel greet each before the start of the 2019 Alberta Leaders Debate in Edmonton on Thursday, April 4, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Codie McLachlan)
Innisfail-Sylvan Lake preps for Alberta Election

Innisfail-Sylvan Lake preps for Alberta Election

Nearly 3,000 votes were cast in riding’s advance polls; Tuesday polls open 8 a.m.

Innisfail-Sylvan Lake preps for Alberta Election
Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley visits an oil and gas pipe fabrication plant in Calgary, Alta., Monday, April 15, 2019.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Alberta’s Notley talks pipelines, energy on last day of election campaign

Noteley toured a pipe fabrication yard in Calgary, a key battleground in Tuesday’s election

Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley visits an oil and gas pipe fabrication plant in Calgary, Alta., Monday, April 15, 2019.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh