Global News projects UCP Drew Barnes win in Cypress-Medicine Hat.
Below is a full list of the incumbent and candidates in the riding of Cypress-Medicine Hat, an area in southeastern Alberta, along the Saskatchewan border. The riding covers the city of Medicine Hat south of the South Saskatchewan River and the Trans-Canada Highway.
Drew Barnes held on to his seat for the Wildrose Party in the 2015 election.
Barnes, now a UCP MLA, is seeking re-election in the southeastern riding.
United Conservative Party: Drew Barnes (Incumbent)
NDP: Peter Mueller
Alberta Party: Colette Smithers
Alberta Advantage Party: Terry Blacquier
Alberta Liberal Party: Anwar Kamaran
The riding voted Conservative from the time it was created in 1993 until the 2012 election when Barnes won an upset victory over PC incumbent Len Mitzel.