Nearly 700,000 votes cast in Alberta election advance polls

Saturday was the final day of advance voting in the 2019 Alberta spring election and after five days, 696,000 advance votes have been cast, according to Elections Alberta.

During the 2015 election, around 235,000 votes were cast in advance.

“We’re thrilled with the turnout at the advance polls this election,” Drew Westwater, deputy chief electoral officer for Alberta, said Saturday afternoon.

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