You can get live Manitoba election results here as voters in the province go to the polls Tuesday, ending a five-week election campaign.
Polls opened at 7 a.m. CT and Manitobans have until 8 p.m. to cast their ballot for the 41st provincial general election. When polls close, you will be able to find live results from the Manitoba election in the interactive map above.
Opinion polls throughout the campaign have suggested the Progressive Conservatives are well out in front after 17 years in opposition.
NDP leader Greg Selinger faces a major challenge in Tuesday’s election. Karine Levasseur, who teaches political science at the University of Manitoba, says voters have not forgiven the NDP for raising the provincial sales tax in 2013.
Once the polls close, Global News will have live, real-time election results.
As of Monday, approximately 109,000 Manitobans had cast their ballots during the eight days of advance voting, according to Elections Manitoba. For the 2011 provincial election, approximately 78,000 votes were cast during advanced polling.
Our six anchors Heather Steele and Lauren McNabb, along with Chief Political Correspondent Tom Clark will lead our broadcast coverage from 8 p.m. until 11 p.m. Global News at 10 anchor Crystal Goomansingh will report from our social media desk and National Affairs Correspondent Eric Sorenson will be reporting from our virtual set.
For complete coverage of the 2016 Manitoba Election, visit our Decision Manitoba website.
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