Federal election 2019: What you need to know today, including where to watch results in Calgary

Results are expected to start rolling in across the country after 6 p.m. Mountain Time.

People across Canada cast their vote on Monday in the country's 43rd general election. LIVEWIRE CALGARY FILE PHOTO

Many Calgarians will head to the polls on Monday to cast their ballot in Canada’s 43rd federal election. 

For a rundown on which candidates are running in your Calgary riding, visit this Calgary-built third-party site. If you’re not sure when or where to vote, visit Elections Canada and share your postal code. 

Polling stations will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. You must vote in the polling station for your specific area. It’s not like the Alberta provincial election where you could do the vote anywhere thing.

You will need valid government ID.

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Results from eastern time zones could start rolling in across the country after 6 p.m. Mountain Time, however, polls close here 90 minutes later.

Here’s where you can watch the federal election results in Calgary on Monday, October 21, 2019.

National on 10th 

What: Global Shapers Calgary is hosting an election night watch event with several political organizations in the city. Submit your name at the door, and get a chance to win a day pass to Lake Louise Ski Resort, tickets to the Calgary Flames, and swag from Apathy is Boring and Madame Premier. Fill out an election night survey and get a second chance to take home more election night-themed items.

When: October 21, 2019

Where: National on 10th, 341 10th Ave SW

Time: 6 – 11 p.m.

Price: Free

University of Calgary’s The Den

What: Watch the federal election results roll in on a big screen at the University of Calgary’s The Den. There, you can match your beer with your party colours: blue, green, orange or red. Plus all-you-can-eat chicken nuggets.

When: October 21, 2019

Where: The Den, 2500 University Drive NW

Time: 6 p.m.

Price: Free

Women in Politics Election Viewing Night

What: Join Women in Politics Calgary to watch the 43rd federal election unfold. Drop in at any point, and stay for as long as you’d like.

When: October 21, 2019

Where: Jamesons Brentwood, 3790 Brentwood Road NW

Time: 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. 

Price: Free

Mad Rose Pub Royal Oak

What: The Mad Rose Pub in Royal Oak will be showing election results as they come in with the sound on.

When: October 21, 2019

Where: 15 Royal Vista Place NW

Time: 6 p.m.

Price: Free

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