04/19/2012 09:13 EDT | Updated 12/14/2012 05:12 EST

5 Things To Know About The Wildrose Party


When Alberta voters go to the polls on Monday, they could bring an end to a 41-year Progressive Conservative dynasty and turn to a largely untested group of politicians who say they want to return the province to a more traditional conservatism.

The Wildrose party has a charismatic leader — Danielle Smith — and a slate of rookie candidates riding a wave of discontent with the governing PCs.

Here are five things to know about the party that could form the next Alberta government.

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