Global News projects UCP Tany Yao win in Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo.
Below is a full list of the candidates in the riding of Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo, which covers a part of northern Alberta, from the boundary with Northwest Territories south to the northern tip of Fort McMurray, including Wood Buffalo National Park, Fort Chipewyan and Fort Mackay.
In the 2015 election, Tany Yao won the riding for the Wildrose, ousting PC incumbent Mike Allen. Yao, a former firefighter and paramedic, now serves as the UCP’s health critic.
United Conservative Party: Tany Yao
NDP: Stephen Drover
Alberta Party: Marcus Erlandson
Alberta Independence Party: Michael Keller
The riding of Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo was split into two prior to the 2015 election due to population growth.