Alberta Municipal Election 2013 LIVEBLOG

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Albertans are headed to the polls today. We'll be bringing you the latest updates, photos, results and analysis from Alberta's 2013 municipal election.

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What's taking so long with the vote counting, Twitter asks

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It's going to be a long night.

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Edmonton early results: Iveson: 1,433 Leibovici: 560 Diotte: 313

#yegvote

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Nenshi:17 Lord: 9

Hunter: 2

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POLLS CLOSED.

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Cities and towns across Alberta are reporting varying voter turnouts.

While one of our readers found only two other people at her polling station in Calgary, a reader from Edmonton reported steadily moving long lineups.

Find more of their responses here. What are the lineups like where you voted?

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Calgary’s population in 1884, the year of its first election, was 506. Alberta wasn’t a province yet and the railway that made the settlement of the West possible was only a year old.

(via: City of Calgary)

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"Crowd sourcing time, like 2010. Which tie should I wear tonight?" asks Nenshi.

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As of 6 p.m., voter turnout in Calgary is at 22.18 per cent, or 148,143.

The voter turnout in 2010 at 4 p.m. was at 21.33 per cent.

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Current voter turnout in Edmonton, including advance polls:

edmonton voter turnout

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Long lineups continue in High River.

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As of 4 p.m., 83,477 people have cast their ballots in Edmonton. This is a seven per cent increase from 2010, when 77,947 votes were in by the same time.

(Source: City of Edmonton)

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