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Alberta election: Cypress-Medicine Hat results

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.

Quick take

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.

Candidates

United Conservative Party: Drew Barnes (Incumbent)

NDP: Peter Mueller

Alberta Party: Colette Smithers

Alberta Advantage Party: Terry Blacquier

Alberta Liberal Party: Anwar Kamaran

History

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.

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