2019 Alberta Election

Optimism remains for Red Deer hospital expansion

Optimism remains for Red Deer hospital expansion

Red Deer’s incoming UCP MLAs both have been strong supporters of expansion

Brad Olstad, campaign manager for Red Deer-North and Red Deer-South Alberta Party candidates Paul Hardy and Ryan McDougall was taking down bigger signs in Red Deer early Wednesday. Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff

Election signs come down in Red Deer

Now that the provincial election is over, it’s time for all the…

United Conservative leader Jason Kenney campaigns in the Alberta election, in which he took more than 60 seats to win a majority government Tuesday. (Black Press files)

B.C. braces for fresh round of pipeline battles with Kenney

Premier John Horgan looks to cool dispute that’s heading back to court

‘Open for business:’ Jason Kenney’s UCP wins majority in Alberta election

‘Open for business:’ Jason Kenney’s UCP wins majority in Alberta election

EDMONTON — Jason Kenney and his United Conservatives channelled the angst of…

‘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

EDMONTON — A chronology of Alberta elections: Nov. 9, 1905: Lawyer Alexander…

A look at Alberta’s elections since the province was created in 1905
‘The NDP is here to stay:’ Outgoing Alberta government to serve as Opposition

‘The NDP is here to stay:’ Outgoing Alberta government to serve as Opposition

EDMONTON — Some of Alberta’s NDP members say the party has changed…

‘The NDP is here to stay:’ Outgoing Alberta government to serve as Opposition
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Ryan McDougall, Alberta Party for Red Deer-South candidate, said she is disappointed to see the party lost three ridings in the provincial election but is happy to see the increase in votes. Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff

Alberta Party Red Deer candidates Paul Hardy, Ryan McDougall disappointed

The mood was disappointing, sombre, yet hopeful, at Hudsons Canada’s pub in…

Ryan McDougall, Alberta Party for Red Deer-South candidate, said she is disappointed to see the party lost three ridings in the provincial election but is happy to see the increase in votes. Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff
Jason Stephan, of the United Conservative Party, chats with supporter Peter MacKinnon before being elected MLA for Red Deer-South in Tuesday’s provincial election. Photo by SEAN MCINTOSH/Advocate staff

UCP’s Jason Stephan wins Red Deer-South riding

The United Conservative Party has taken Red Deer-South. Jason Stephan was elected…

Jason Stephan, of the United Conservative Party, chats with supporter Peter MacKinnon before being elected MLA for Red Deer-South in Tuesday’s provincial election. Photo by SEAN MCINTOSH/Advocate staff
Opinion: Kenney must rise to the challenge

Opinion: Kenney must rise to the challenge

Notley’s defeat comes as no surprise

  • Apr 16, 2019
Opinion: Kenney must rise to the challenge
UCP landslides posted in rural central Alberta ridings
UCP landslides posted in rural central Alberta ridings
Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff                                Adriana LaGrange celebrated her win at her Red Deer North constituency office.
Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff                                Adriana LaGrange celebrated her win at her Red Deer North constituency office.
ELECTION NIGHT: Jason Kenney to form majority government
ELECTION NIGHT: Jason Kenney to form majority government
About 10 or so people lined up outside the Bower-Kin Community Centre just before 9 a.m. in Red Deer, waiting for the voting station to open. Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff

‘Whatever will be, will be,’ says Red Deer voter

Some voters hit the polls early in Red Deer on Tuesday. Some…

About 10 or so people lined up outside the Bower-Kin Community Centre just before 9 a.m. in Red Deer, waiting for the voting station to open. Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley responds to recommendations from the National Energy Board for proceed with the Trans Mountain pipeline, at a media availability in Calgary on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dave Chidley)                                Alberta Premier Rachel Notley responds to recommendations from the National Energy Board for proceed with the Trans Mountain pipeline, at a media availability in Calgary on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dave Chidley)

ELECTION DAY: Polls now open in Alberta

Polls are open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. MT

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley responds to recommendations from the National Energy Board for proceed with the Trans Mountain pipeline, at a media availability in Calgary on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dave Chidley)                                Alberta Premier Rachel Notley responds to recommendations from the National Energy Board for proceed with the Trans Mountain pipeline, at a media availability in Calgary on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dave Chidley)
Alberta leaders renew attacks on final full day of election campaign

Alberta leaders renew attacks on final full day of election campaign

SHERWOOD PARK, Alta. — A day before Alberta voters go to the…

Alberta leaders renew attacks on final full day of election campaign
Decision day in Alberta: Voters head to polls in provincial election

Decision day in Alberta: Voters head to polls in provincial election

EDMONTON — Voters are heading to the polls in the Alberta election…

Decision day in Alberta: Voters head to polls in provincial election
Stay informed on election day

Stay informed on election day

There is unprecedented interest in today’s provincial election. The Red Deer Advocate’s…

  • Apr 16, 2019
Stay informed on election day
Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff                                A jogger tackles the north hill on Monday afternoon. Candidates were out in force Monday looking to convince voters they were the right choice as campaigns drew to a close.

Now, it’s up to the voters

Candidates from all political stripes relished the campaign experience

Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff                                A jogger tackles the north hill on Monday afternoon. Candidates were out in force Monday looking to convince voters they were the right choice as campaigns drew to a close.
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Everything you need to know to vote on Tuesday

Everything you need to know to vote You must be a Canadian…

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Voters were regularly stopping by to vote at the advance polling station at Parkland Mall on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Election results won’t be finalized for days

Advance voter turnout record-breaking in Alberta

Voters were regularly stopping by to vote at the advance polling station at Parkland Mall on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)