Alberta election: Drumheller-Stettler results

Global News projects UCP Nathan Horner win in Drumheller-Stettler.

Below is a full list of the candidates in the riding of Drumheller-Stettler, which is in east-central Alberta, and stretches to the Saskatchewan border.

Quick take

Rick Strankman won the riding for the Wildrose in 2012 and held onto the seat in the 2015 election. However, 37-year-old farmer Nate Horner ousted Strankman during the UCP nomination process.

READ MORE: MLA Rick Strankman quits UCP to sit as independent over ‘hyper partisan self-centered politics’

On Jan. 15, Strankman quit the UCP and asked to sit as an Independent.


NDP: Holly Heffernan

United Conservative Party: Nathan Horner

Alberta Party: Mark Nikota

Alberta Independence Party: Jason Hushagen

Alberta Advantage Party: Greg Herzog

Independent: Rick Strankman


The PCs held onto the riding since its creation in 2004.  But in 2012, Strankman won the seat.

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