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Canada election results: Sturgeon River-Parkland

Global News has declared Dane Lloyd of the Conservative Party of Canada the winner in the riding of Sturgeon River-Parkland.

The riding is located west and north of Edmonton, wrapping itself around the city’s northwestern edge.

Lloyd won the seat in a 2017 byelection.

Candidates

Conservative Party of Canada: Dane Lloyd (Incumbent)
Green Party: Cass Romyn
People’s Party of Canada: Tyler Beauchamp
Liberal Party of Canada: Ronald Brochu
Canada’s NDP: Guy Desforges

Canadian Heritage Party of Canada: Ernest Chauvet

Geography

The Sturgeon River-Parkland electoral district encompasses Parkland County, Sturgeon County and Lac Ste. Anne County. It includes the municipalities of Spruce Grove, Stony Plain, Morinville, Gibbons and Redwater. It spans an area of 4,000 square kilometres.

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History

The byelection was held in October 2017 after longtime Conservative politician Rona Ambrose announced in July 2017 she was stepping down after 13 years. Ambrose served as interim leader of the Conservative Party of Canada since 2015, after Stephen Harper stepped down and before Andrew Scheer was elected as party leader.

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