Historic Win: Saskatchewan Party Takes Athabasca By-Election



In a huge upset, Jim Lemaigre the Saskatchewan Party candidate in the riding of Athabasca has won the riding for the governing party.


With 37 of the 37 polls reporting in the riding, Lemaignre will be the next MLA for the riding of Athabasca. Lemaignre captured 51.4% of the vote,(1,146 votes).



Unofficial Results

Candidate

Party

Votes

Vote %

Jim Lemaigre

Saskatchewan Party

1146

51.4

Georgina Jolibois

Saskatchewan NDP

900

40.4%

Darwin Roy

​Independent

157

7.0%

​Clint Arnason

Buffalo Party of Sask.

12

0.5%

​Rejected Ballots