Global News projects that Nathan Cooper will re-take the riding of Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills for the United Conservative Party (UCP).
Below is a full list of the incumbent and candidates in the riding of Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills, which is located in central Alberta just northeast of Airdrie. The riding includes the municipalities of Olds, Didsbury, Carstairs, Crossfield, Three Hills and Incana.
Incumbent Nathan Cooper is once again running for the seat in Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills. Cooper was first elected in the 2015 election as a member of the former Wildrose party.
NDP: Kyle Johnston
United Conservative Party: Nathan Cooper (Incumbent)
Alberta Party: Chase Brown
Freedom Conservative Party: Allen Maclennan
Alberta Advantage Party: Dave Hughes
In the 2015 provincial election, Cooper won the seat for the Wildrose with more than 53 per cent of the vote.
Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills was created in 1996 and had elected a PC member for the four elections after its creation.
In 2012, the Wildrose took the seat with a victory by Bruce Rowe. Rowe crossed the floor to the PC party in December 2014. He decided not to run for re-election in 2015.