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Alberta election: Calgary-Varsity results

Unofficial results released by Elections Alberta on Friday afternoon showed UCP candidate Jason Copping won the seat in Calgary-Varsity.

Below is a full list of the candidates in the riding of Calgary-Varsity, an area that includes the University of Calgary in the city’s northwest.

Quick take

After winning her seat in 2015, NDP MLA Stephanie McLean is not running for re-election in this riding. In December, McLean resigned from her position in the Alberta legislature, leaving this riding without an incumbent.

Candidates

NDP: Anne McGrath
United Conservative Party: Jason Copping
Alberta Party: Beth Barberree

Liberal Party: Ryan Campbell
Green Party: Cheryle Chagnon-Greyeyes

Independent: Chris McAndrew

History

McLean, who announced in May 2018 she would not seek re-election, won the seat in the 2015 election.

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Prior to that, the seat was held by Progressive Conservative Donna Kennedy-Glans from 2012 to 2015. Kennedy-Glans did not run in the 2015 election.

The Liberal Party had victories by Harry Chase in Calgary-Varsity in 2004 and 2008.