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Candidates, left to right, Leslyn Lewis, Roman Baber, Jean Charest, Scott Aitchison, Patrick Brown, and Pierre Poilievre pose on stage following the Conservative Party of Canada English leadership debate in Edmonton, on May 11, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Poilievre continues to lead polls 2 months out from Conservative leadership race vote

British Columbians less in favour than other Canadians, latest Leger poll shows

 

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, left, says he will stay in the top job to maintain continuity and stability in government until a new United Conservative party leader is chosen, in Calgary, Alta., Friday, May 20, 2022. Kenney says he will not be running in the race to pick a new leader of his United Conservative party. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he won’t run in upcoming party leadership race

Kenney names implementing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate as his likely downfall

 

Presidential campaign posters of French President and centrist candidate for reelection Emmanuel Macron, left, and French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, in Salies de Bearn, southwestern France, Saturday, April 23, 2022. French President Emmanuel Macron is facing off against far-right challenger Marine Le Pen in France’s April 24 presidential runoff. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)

To Europe’s relief, France’s Macron wins but far-right gains

Macron’s challenger, populist Marine Le Pen, still walked away with more votes than before

 

Conservative MP Leona Alleslev rises during Question Period in the House of Commons Monday December 9, 2019, in Ottawa. Alleslev is set to formally announce her candidacy to be the party’s next leader this Wednesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Leona Alleslev poised to announce Conservative Party of Canada leadership bid

Alleslev crossed the floor from Liberals to Conversatives while an MP in Ontario in 2018

Conservative MP Leona Alleslev rises during Question Period in the House of Commons Monday December 9, 2019, in Ottawa. Alleslev is set to formally announce her candidacy to be the party’s next leader this Wednesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Conservative leader Erin O’Toole speaks during a news conference, Monday, Jan. 24, 2022 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Erin O’Toole prepares to face his caucus as findings from election loss presented

Erin O’Toole prepares to face his caucus as findings from election loss presented

Conservative leader Erin O’Toole speaks during a news conference, Monday, Jan. 24, 2022 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Premier Jason Kenney reacts to a question as he speaks to reporters on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on May 2, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Alberta proposes set election day for last Monday in May every four years

Alberta premiers always have the option to call an election for extenuating circumstances

Premier Jason Kenney reacts to a question as he speaks to reporters on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on May 2, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
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City of Red Deer investigation clears election worker of bias

City found no evidence of wrong-doing, following the investigation of an election…

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Complaints of election bias are being investigated by the City of Red Deer

Polling station worker’s social media comment sparks public outage

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A man wearing a Rebel Media T-shirt enters the Halifax Convention Centre to attend the Conservative national convention in Halifax on Saturday, August 25, 2018. Rebel News Network is asking a court to quash $3,000 worth of fines levied against the right-wing media outlet by the commissioner of elections. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

Rebel News asks court to quash fines for violating election law on third-party ads

Fines imposed earlier this year after investigation into thousands of lawn signs

A man wearing a Rebel Media T-shirt enters the Halifax Convention Centre to attend the Conservative national convention in Halifax on Saturday, August 25, 2018. Rebel News Network is asking a court to quash $3,000 worth of fines levied against the right-wing media outlet by the commissioner of elections. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese
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Baich wins mayoral seat in Rocky Mountain House

The Town of Rocky has released unofficial election results showing that Debbie…

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FILE - Mayor-elect Jyoti Gondek is shown an undated handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO

‘We have made the impossible possible’: Calgary, Edmonton celebrate mayoral firsts

Amarjeet Sohi will become the first mayor of colour in the provincial capital

FILE - Mayor-elect Jyoti Gondek is shown an undated handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO
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Red Deer election candidates answer development questions

Municipal election candidates have responded to economic development questions on the BILD…

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Several Red Deer city council candidates generally agree that Red Deer’s racist reputation needs to be confronted and remediated. (Advocate file photo)
Several Red Deer city council candidates generally agree that Red Deer’s racist reputation needs to be confronted and remediated. (Advocate file photo)
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Special ballots are available for voters in upcoming election

Special ballots, also known as mail-in ballot applications, are still open for…

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Three advance voting stations open in Red Deer

Voters can cast ballots before the Oct. 18 election

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A referendum question about the annual time change will be on Alberta’s municipal election ballot. (File photo by The Associated Press)
A referendum question about the annual time change will be on Alberta’s municipal election ballot. (File photo by The Associated Press)
The municipal election is on Oct. 18. (File photo by BLACK Press news services)
Elections ahead

Seven new candidates enter the Red Deer Public School Trustee race

This brings the total nunber of contenders to 16

The municipal election is on Oct. 18. (File photo by BLACK Press news services)
Elections ahead
Ten contenders will be vying for trustee seats this fall. (File photo by Black Press news services)
Ten contenders will be vying for trustee seats this fall. (File photo by Black Press news services)
Thirty candidates are running for Red Deer city council. (Advocate file photo)
Thirty candidates are running for Red Deer city council. (Advocate file photo)
FILE - In this May 6, 2021, file photo, Maricopa County ballots cast in the 2020 general election are examined and recounted by contractors working for Florida-based company, Cyber Ninjas at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix. Cyber Ninjas, the inexperienced contractor hired to run a partisan review of the 2020 election on behalf of Republicans in the Arizona Senate, is scheduled to present its findings to top GOP lawmakers on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021. Election experts say the review, funded almost entirely by supporters of former President Donald Trump who have promoted false claims of fraud, was beset by problems and incompetence. (AP Photo/Matt York, Pool, File)

GOP review finds no proof Arizona election stolen from Trump

GOP review finds no proof Arizona election stolen from Trump

FILE - In this May 6, 2021, file photo, Maricopa County ballots cast in the 2020 general election are examined and recounted by contractors working for Florida-based company, Cyber Ninjas at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix. Cyber Ninjas, the inexperienced contractor hired to run a partisan review of the 2020 election on behalf of Republicans in the Arizona Senate, is scheduled to present its findings to top GOP lawmakers on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021. Election experts say the review, funded almost entirely by supporters of former President Donald Trump who have promoted false claims of fraud, was beset by problems and incompetence. (AP Photo/Matt York, Pool, File)