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Saskatchewan election results 2016: NDP wins Prince Albert Northcote riding

Nicole Rancourt of the NDP has won the Prince Albert Northcote riding with 2,697 votes beating out the Sask. Party’s Victoria Jurgens who got 2,465 votes.

Summary: Victoria Jurgens is seeking re-election in the riding of Prince Albert Northcote.

Boundaries: This is the second of two ridings in the city of Prince Albert. Prince Albert Northcote encompasses the city north of the following southern boundary: west along Highway 302 from the city limits to 2nd Avenue West, south to 26th Street West, west to 6th Avenue West, south to 28th Street West and then west to 16th Avenue West and then south to the city limits.

Last Election: Victoria Jurgens of the Saskatchewan Party won the seat with just over 50 per cent of the ballots cast, defeating the incumbent MLA, the NDP’s Darcy Furber, with 47 per cent of the votes cast.

History: The riding, created in 1991, was held by the NDP until the 2011 election. Former cabinet minister Eldon Lautermilch held the seat until 2007 when he opted not to run again. Darcy Farber held the seat for one term (2007-11) until he was defeated by Jurgens in 2011.

Candidates

Saskatchewan Party: Victoria Jurgens, MLA since 2011

NDP: Nicole Rancourt, social worker

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Liberal: Jonathan Fraser

Green: Tracey Yellowtail