WEXIT political party can now run candidates in Canadian federal elections

WEXIT Canada will be on the ballot for Western Canadian voters in the next federal election Elections Canada granted eligibility to the Western separatist group on Friday. READ MORE: Western frustration fuels Wexit separatist movement WEXIT Canada will become an…

Elections Alberta ends practice of naming people, organizations fined for violating law

Alberta’s election agency has moved away from publishing the names of those fined for violating the election finances act. The move comes less than a week after the UCP government passed Bill 22, dissolving the Office of the Election Commissioner…

UCP leads Alberta political parties following third quarter fundraising

Alberta’s governing United Conservative Party continues to lead all political parties in donations after three quarters of fundraising. Between Jan. 1 and Sept. 30, the UCP raised $5,941,306.53 in donations to its central party and constituency associations; $860,914.46 of that…

Recount confirms United Conservatives won in tight Calgary-Falconridge race

A ballot recount has confirmed that the United Conservative Party candidate received the most votes in a tight Alberta election race in Calgary — but by a slightly slimmer margin than the original tally. The first count had the UCP’s…

Judge overseeing recount in tight race for Calgary-Falconridge

Ballots from a tight race in last month’s Alberta election are being recounted by hand in a Calgary courtroom. United Conservative candidate Devinder Toor won the Calgary-Falconridge seat by 96 votes on April 16. A judicial recount was requested by…

Alberta breaks record for most votes cast in provincial election

A record number of Albertans participated in this spring’s general provincial election. On Friday, Elections Alberta reported 1,905,520 votes were cast during the general election, which is the most ever in the province. The voter turnout came in at 64…

Elections Alberta releases unofficial election results

Unofficial results of Tuesday’s provincial election were released Friday afternoon and show the United Conservative Party with 63 seats and Alberta’s NDP with 24 seats. Story continues below While most of Alberta’s 87 ridings were declared on Tuesday night, some…

Alberta NDP candidate in Edmonton-South West concedes, giving UCP 1st seat in city

Three days after the Alberta election, the NDP candidate for one of the closest races, Edmonton-South West, conceded. John Archer, who was hoping to win the seat for the NDP, confirmed to Global News Friday he spoke to UCP opponent…