WATCH ABOVE: Albertans headed to the polls with many close races to be decided. Sarah Offin reports.
CALGARY — The polls have now closed on election day in Alberta, in what’s anticipated to be a tight, three-way race between the NDP, the Progressive Conservatives and Wildrose.
If recent polls are any indication, Alberta could see a new government for the first time in nearly 44 years. Several polls suggest the NDP could win, possibly even forming a majority government.
WATCH: Alberta party leaders cast their ballots on Tuesday morning.
The anticipation of a close election may partly explain the record number of people who voted in advance polls. According to Elections Alberta, 235,410 people cast a ballot over four days of advance polling. There are more than 2.5 million eligible voters in the province.
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