UPDATED 2 With only three polls reporting, incumbent Mike Lake has a huge lead over all of his competitors combined. According to Elections Canada Lake has 76.8 per cent of the vote, VCP Travis Calliou has 0.4, PPC’s Neil Doell has 1.8, Green Party’s Emily Drzymala has 2.8, NDP’s Noah Garver has 10.5 and Liberal Richard Wong has 7.7. More results coming soon.
UPDATED Polls in Alberta are now closed as of 7:30 MST.
For results, please check The Pipestone Flyer’s website, www.pipestoneflyer.ca. Results will be posted as soon as possible.
A new federal government is expected to be named Monday night, as Canada’s 2019 general election gets underway.
The main parties vying for the 338 seats in the House of Commons are Justin Trudeau’s Liberals, Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives, Jagmeet Singh’s New Democrats, and Elizabeth May’s Greens. The People’s Party of Canada, under former high-profile Tory Maxime Bernier, is running for the first time.
Polls are open in Alberta until 7:30 p.m. MST:
(City of Wetaskiwin)
Wetaskiwin Civic Centre Drill Hall
4513 50 Avenue (Wetaskiwin Drill Hall Google map)
Church of God
CORRECTED 4407 56 Avenue Wetaskiwin
5206 50 Street
Please note the City of Wetaskiwin has free transit on election day for voters heading to the polls; read more HERE: https://www.pipestoneflyer.ca/news/updated-city-offering-free-transit-to-local-polling-stations-on-election-day/
(Town of Millet)
Millet Community Hall
5107 50 Avenue
(County of Wetaskiwin, Pigeon Lake region)
Your voter enumeration card will show which polling station to use. To check your enumeration, go to www.elections.ca.
Edmonton-Wetaskiwin candidates appear at Chamber of Commerce luncheon
For Elections Canada’s FAQ page for questions like what kind of identification to bring, click here.