Alberta election Day 26: The final weekend
On Day 26 of the Alberta election race, leaders are heading into the final weekend of the campaign.
Jason Kenney was in northern Alberta making a campaign stop in Valleyview, Rachel Notley was in Calgary, Stephen Mandel made a campaign stop in Vegreville, and David Khan was in Calgary to take in a Flames playoff game.
The final days of campaigning come as hundreds of thousands of Albertans have already cast their ballot.
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Saturday is the last day of advanced voting in the 2019 Alberta spring election.
According to Elections Alberta, approximately 545,000 votes have been cast after four days of early voting.
The over half-a-million votes dwarf the around 235,000 votes cast in early polls during the 2015 election.
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There are about 100 new locations for advance polls in malls, airports, recreation centres and even one in IKEA in Edmonton on Saturday.
Where the leaders are Saturday on the campaign trail
NDP Leader Rachel Notley
Rachel Notley was in Calgary speaking at two events. At 2 p.m. she was at Hudson Event Spaces and at 6 p.m. hosted a leader’s event at the Calgary Shaw Campaign Office.
United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney
Jason Kenney made a stop in Valleyview to discuss jobs, the economy and pipelines.
Alberta Party Leader Stephen Mandel
Stephen Mandel spent the morning at a campaign stop in Vegreville and the afternoon in Edmonton door-knocking.
Alberta Liberal Leader David Khan
David Khan and his volunteer team are scheduled to watch the Calgary Flames take on the Colorado Avalanche in the NHL playoffs Saturday evening.
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— With files from The Canadian Press
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