Long lines at polling stations around Calgary. The city says if you're in line by 8pm you'll be able to cast a ballot. However, that could delay counting - making for a late night.
McIver headquarters is slowly filling.
Ric arrived at 6:30 and walked around thanking volunteers.
He spent the last part of the afternoon door knocking in Southwood encouraging people to vote.
Amoung McIver supporters in the crowd here are Provincial Housing Minister Jonathon Denis.
He's looking for who ever becomes the new Mayor to have a more positive less confrontational relationship with the Province.
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Nenshi's advisors say Mayors race will be decided in wards 11 and 13. It's believed he has support in Northeast and Northwest as well as centre city. But insiders say how he does in the deep southwest will be pivotal.
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.
Barb Higgins is spending the night watching the results with her parents and two sisters.
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Some polling stations report 70 percent voter turnout.
Cheers from Higgins supporters as first results come in.
Polls have closed, but lineups were sure long, especially at the Coventry Hills School! Let the counting begin.
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.
There's evidence of hiccups at polling stations. People complaining about waiting upwards of an hour. Polls now closed but most reporting healthy turnouts.
Happy mood here at the Metropolitan Centre as early results show Barb Higgins in the lead.
Nenshi people say it is too early to judge results. Not worried about running third at this time.
Nenshi scrutineers report he is now leading the race.
There's still lots of optimism at McIver headquarters despite the lead by Higgins.
Campaign manager Sam Armstrong says it's still very early.
He's encouraged by the voter turnout.
He says it means they were able to get the voters they were aiming for out to the polls
Many supporters here are upset at the amount of votes received by mayoral candidates who dropped out!
Watching results come in, not only in the city of Calgary, but surrounding communities as well. Cochranites have unofficially re-elected Truper McBride as their mayor.
The results are in for the Town of Cochrane. Truper McBride has been re-elected with 56% of the vote.
Nenshi camp very excited about scrutineers reports that show him ahead by four thousand votes over McIver after 26 polls.
Mood a little more quiet at Higgins HQ.
Barb Higgins' political strategist Rod Love says it's too early to count any candidate out.