Not long after King Ralph's reign ended, his throne was reupholstered red.
Alberta Liberal candidate Craig Cheffin was elected in the former premier's riding of Calgary-Elbow as a result of the provincial by-election Tue., Jun. 12. A notoriously conservative riding--since its creation it's only been held by a conservative--the switch is significant but not shocking.
Dominant issues throughout the campaign were healthcare, infrastructure, and education.