(Elections Canada photo)

(Elections Canada photo)

UPDATE: Polls now closed

Which party will be chosen to form the next government?

UPDATE: Polls now closed

A new federal government is expected to be named Monday night, as Canada’s 2019 general election gets underway.

The main parties vying for the 338 seats in the House of Commons are Justin Trudeau’s Liberals, Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives, Jagmeet Singh’s New Democrats, and Elizabeth May’s Greens. The People’s Party of Canada, under former high-profile Tory Maxime Bernier, is running for the first time.

Polls are open in Red Deer – Lacombe until 7:30 p.m. local time:

Where can you vote?

On election day, you will need to vote at your assigned polling station in your riding.

To find out where your assigned polling station is located:

– check your voter information card;

– enter your postal code into the Voter Information Service;

– call 1-800-463-6868 or 1-800-361-8935 (TTY)

Your polling station may be at:

Ponoka Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion

3911 Highway 2A

Or,

Asker Lutheran Church

Ponoka County, AB T4J 1R1

Who is running in Red Deer-Lacombe?

Blaine Calkins – Conservative

Tiffany Rose – Liberal

Lauren Pezzella – NDP

Laura-Lynn Thompson – PPC

Sarah Palmer – Green Party

For Elections Canada’s FAQ page for questions like what kind of identification to bring, click here.

For all of our stories on the 2019 federal election, click here.

Check out our website and Facebook page for full coverage of the results once polls close.