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.
Our piece on Nenshi's victory:
"Running for a second term as one of Canada's most popular mayors - at times during his tenure, he was the country's most popular politician - Nenshi is not the cuddly, purple bear of yore, but a political operative; he struts more like a fighter, his tone is more focus and less pie-in-the sky."
He may literally be only half the age of Edmonton's outgoing mayor Stephen Mandel, but the 34-year-old Iveson, who had little problem convincing the majority of Edmonton voters to make him mayor, brings some solid political credibility to the role.
What's taking so long with the vote counting, Twitter asks
It's going to be a long night.
This is the point in the evening when elections junkies are twitching the hardest. #yycvote— Paul Fairie (@paulisci) October 22, 2013
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?
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)
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.
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)