On the way to Envision Edmonton's election night party. We'll have reaction from them on tonight's results.
- from Global Edmonton's Fletcher Kent
MC just said "let's get the party started...the boss (Mandel) will be here around 8pm."
- from Global Edmonton's Vassy Kapelos
@ Dorward camp. So far, pretty quiet. About a dozen supporters await Mr. Dorward's arrival.
- from Global Edmonton's Linda Nguyen
Stay tuned here for updates on elections from outside the capital region. Results will be posted as they come in.
We're hearing that some stations almost out of mayoral ballots. More have been sent out but it lends weight to the feeling voter turnout could be very high. .
The room is getting crowded...a few hundred people @ the Mandel party now.
Getting busier at Dorward headquarters with polls now closed.
Some polling stations report 70 percent voter turnout.
I have moved from Envision Edmonton's party to councillor Kim Krushell's. Early numbers show improved voter turnout. Krushell isn't sure if that's due to people angry about council's airport decision or people angry about pro-airport campaign tactics.
Strathcona County: Incumbent Mayor Cathy Olesen trailing by 15 votes to Linda Osinchuk. 2 polls reporting.
The wait is on for Mandel to arrive...supposed to be soon...
Anticipation growing as Dorward crowd awaits first results.
First Edmonton poll results - incumbent Mayor Stephen Mandel in lead with 51% of votes from first 5 polls.
MLA Thomas Lukaszuk just arrived.
Strathcona County: Linda Osinchuk now leads Cathy Olesen in mayoralty race by 321 votes with 4 polls reporting.
FLEWWELLING, Morris 783
PENKO, Hilary 680
A loud groan from Dorward camp after 1st results show Mandel in the lead.
I thought they've already announced Burnett?
Krushell is watching results coming in. She has a slight lead over Don Koziak. When she saw the numbers, she anxiously said it's still early..
Camrose: Incumbent mayor Clarence Mastel trailing Marshall Chalmers by 23 votes, 3 of 18 polls reporting.
Strathcona County: Linda Osinchuk now leading by 564 votes in mayoralty race. 7 of 27 polls reporting.
David MacLean, communications director for Dorward campaign remains positive after early results show Mandel in the lead. .
Edmonton: Stephen Mandel with lead of 2200+ votes over David Dorward, 16 out of 324 polls reporting.
Strathcona County: Linda Osinchuk now leads by 1019 votes over incumbent Cathy Olesen in race for mayor. 11 of 27 polls reporting.
Mandel will be here in 15 minutes is the word from his people...
-from Global's Vassy Kapelos
Camrose mayor Clarence Mastel now in third place. Trails Marshall Chalmers by 335 votes. 7 of 18 polls reporting.
Strathcona County: Global Edmonton is declaring Linda Osinchuk as winner in the race for mayor. Currently leading incumbent Cathy Olesen by 1648 votes. 16 of 27 polls reporting.
David Dorward expected to show right away. Stay tuned..
David Dorward enters campaign office to a loud cheer from supporters. .
Global Edmonton declares Nolan Crouse re-elected as mayor of St. Albert.