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BREAKING: UCP clinches Fort Saskatchewan-Vegreville in landslide

Jackie Armstrong-Homeniuk (UCP) earned her second term with 61 per cent of the votes, nearly double the NDP candidate Taneen Rudyk
Election 2019 Polling Station

The UCP's Jackie Armstrong-Homeniuk earned her second term in the riding and is bringing in 9,091 votes (61 per cent) with 31 out of 33 polls reporting. 

Armstrong-Homeniuk faced off against the NDP's Taneen Rudyk, who earned 5,130 votes (34 per cent). Margaret Mackay of the Solidarity Movement brought in 81 votes (0.5 per cent), while Kelly Zeleny of the Advantage party earned 167 votes (one per cent). Independent candidate Kathy Flett earned 534 votes (3.6 per cent).

The UCP won a majority government on Monday night Premier Danielle Smith expected to capture almost all seats outside of the province's two major cities, including the hotly contested seats surrounding the two major cities.  

The election was marked by slow results trickling in front Elections Alberta on Monday night, with almost no results available an hour after polls closed at 8 p.m.

There were 758,550 votes cast in advance polling, which smashed the previous record of700,746 in 2019.





Jennifer Henderson

About the Author: Jennifer Henderson

Jennifer Henderson is the editor of the St. Albert Gazette and has been with Great West Media since 2015
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