March 18, 2019 4:25 pm
Updated: April 11, 2019 7:35 pm

How Global News is covering Alberta election 2019

An Alberta provincial election polling station in southwest Edmonton. Thursday, April 30, 2015.

Karen Bartko, Global News
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Albertans are heading to the polls for a spring election on Tuesday, April 16 and Global News will have everything you need to help you make an informed decision.

On election night, Global News will have robust election coverage online, on social media and on-air — through both television and radio broadcasts.

Get election results on TV

Global News will broadcast a province-wide Decision Alberta special beginning at 7 p.m. MT.

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Decision Alberta will be hosted by Global Edmonton’s Gord Steinke and Global Calgary’s Linda Olsen.

Global Edmonton’s Jennifer Crosby will provide live interactive results, dissecting the path to power as Albertans elect a government.

Global National’s chief political correspondent David Akin will provide analysis around how the political parties’ messaging resonated with voters and how a future government will move forward in terms of the province’s relationship with Ottawa.

Reporters will be live across Alberta throughout the broadcast, including from some of the province’s key battlegrounds, as well as both the UCP and NDP headquarters.

Global News’ expert political panel — political scientist Duane Bratt, and Corus Entertainment radio hosts Danielle Smith and Ryan Jespersen — will provide analysis throughout the night.

Bob Murray of Dentons Canada will also provide analysis.

Get election results online

You can also watch our live coverage on the Global News website and on all of Alberta’s Global News and Corus Radio Facebook pages starting at 7 p.m. MT. The broadcast can also be viewed on our YouTube channel.

Once polls close across Alberta, log on to our website for real-time results from all 87 ridings.

Get election results on the radio

You can listen to live coverage of the election on Global News Radio 770 in Calgary or on Global News Radio 880 in Edmonton.

Throughout the campaign, Global News has provided comprehensive coverage, through polling, fact checking and promise tracking.

Riding lookup tool

If you need help finding which riding you are in, use our handy riding look-up tool.

Each riding profile includes a list of the candidates, along with a brief history of the constituency.

READ MORE: Alberta election: Find your riding and candidates

Promise tracker

From health care and education to infrastructure and the economy, we’re keeping track of every promise made by the main political parties vying for your vote.

To track the promises by topic or party, click here.

Fact checking

The Alberta Election Fact Check segment will examine claims made from all political parties and special interest groups and find out how true they are and provide context around these issues for Albertans.

READ MORE: Alberta election fact check

The intent is to be a non-partisan reality check on what politicians are saying leading up to the election. Hopefully, it will help voters cut through the noise and provide background and facts around contentious issues.

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