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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Jason Nixon named next MLA of Rimbey-Rocky Mountain Houes-Sundre

Jason Nixon named next MLA of Rimbey-Rocky Mountain Houes-Sundre

There were no surprises as the UCP swept the rural riding Tuesday night

Jason Nixon named next MLA of Rimbey-Rocky Mountain Houes-Sundre
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)
Jason Nixon named elected for riding

Jason Nixon named elected for riding

The polls are still being counted as of 9:04 p.m.

Jason Nixon named elected for riding
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
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
WATCH: Election Day underway in Eckville

WATCH: Election Day underway in Eckville

There has been a steady stream of people casting their votes since polls opened at 9 a.m. April 16

WATCH: Election Day underway in Eckville
Eckville heads to the polls

Eckville heads to the polls

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

Eckville 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)
Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre preps for Alberta Election

Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre preps for Alberta Election

Over 1,000 vote in riding’s advance polls; Tuesday polls open 8 a.m. -

Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre 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
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says her team is feeling good on the ground and that the NDP is seeing a lot of volatility and movement among voter attitudes. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Notley hopes for momentum shift as provincial election campaign winds down

Rachel Notley visited a Sikh temple in Calgary today before heading to Edmonton for a rally

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says her team is feeling good on the ground and that the NDP is seeing a lot of volatility and movement among voter attitudes. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday April 13, 2018. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press)

RCMP search business owned by Calgary United Conservative candidate Peter Singh

Mounties seized a computer hard drive, other electronic devices and a suitcase

The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday April 13, 2018. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press)