Conservative candidate Dane Lloyd has won re-election in Sturgeon River-Parkland.
According to CBC, Lloyd, who is running for his third term in office, is projected to win his seat back.
Lloyd was first elected in 2017 during a by-election when former interim Conservative Party of Canada leader Rona Ambrose stepped down from her seat and left politics.
Just after 9 p.m. Lloyd had 59.8 per cent of the vote in the riding, with 6,538 votes cast in his favour. Kendra Mills of the NDP had 20.6 per cent of the vote, with 2,324 votes. Murray MacKinnon of the People’s Party of Canada earned 10.6 per cent, with 1,196 votes. Liberal candidate Irene Walker was in fourth place with only 6.6 per cent of the votes. The Maverick Party’s Jeff Dunham earned 1.7 per cent of the votes by 9 p.m. and Jeffrey Willerton of the Christian Heritage Party was bringing in 0.8 per cent.
In 2019 Lloyd walked away with a whopping 77.5 per cent of the vote and during the 2017 by-election he scored 77.4 per cent of the vote in the riding.