The Chestermere-Strathmore riding will continue to be represented by a conservative MLA – albeit not the same one as the last four years.
Despite votes still trickling in as of 11 p.m., the UCP candidate Chantelle de Jonge is projected to win the seat in east Rocky View County, with a considerable lead over the second-place candidate, Raj Jessel of the NDP.
According to Elections Alberta, de Jonge currently holds a 7,151–3,017 lead over Jessel, with 13 of 19 polls reporting.
Other candidates following in their wake include Kerry Lambert of the Independent Party of Alberta, independent candidate Terry Nicholls, and Jed Laboucane of the Solidarity Movement of Alberta. They have 143, 124, and 27 votes, respectively.
Province-wide, the UCP holds a lead over the second-place NDP as of 11 p.m., with leads or projected victories in 52 of 87 ridings. (Forty-four ridings are required to win a majority). The NDP have leads or projected victories in 35 ridings.
The UCP's vote lead is currently 572,282–474,356 over the NDP.
At 11:05 p.m., the CBC News Decision Desk projected another UCP majority government.