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Alberta’s new MLA recall bill: voters to vote to hold another vote

If the new bill is passed, elected MLAs can be recalled, but the process is kind of convoluted.

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NDP beats UCP in 6 separate polls, steals voters from 4 parties

A poll released last week found the Alberta NDP once again leading in support against the UCP. This is the 6th one since November.

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11 UCP donors gave more than the maximum allowed in 2020

Three of them were nearly twice the allowable amount.

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Nearly half of UCP voters want snowbird MLAs removed from caucus

A poll last month found that nearly half of respondents intending on voting UCP in the next election want Jason Kenney to kick 6 MLAs out of the UCP caucus for vacationing during travel restrictions.

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New poll: 4% of respondents “very satisfied” with UCP pandemic response

The UCP have the lowest satisfaction rate in the country, and over 30 points below the national average.

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Alberta NDP projected to win majority government in 2023

First time since the election they’re projected to win, with forecasts of sweeping Edmonton, taking 70% of Calgary, and gaining 7 seats elsewhere.

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1 in 4 voters who picked UCP in 2019 would pick NDP today

This is the third poll in a row where Alberta’s UCP don’t lead in support.

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Alberta NDP beat out UCP in recent election poll

Nearly half of decided voters would vote for NDP right now, compared to only 2 in 5 for UCP. The first time since the election the NDP are ahead.

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UCP spending $6M on “sunshine list” staffers, double what NDP did

The UCP are spending over $6 million on 51 “sunshine list” staffers, compared to the NDP, who spent $3 million on 24.

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UPDATED: UCP’s August fiscal update hides severity of budget cuts

An earlier version of this article misrepresented data from the 2020–2021 fiscal update.