After four decades in government, the Conservative party's reign of power could soon be over in Alberta.
Two new surveys released Wednesday, show Danielle Smith and her Wildrose Party surging in the polls, less than four weeks before the April 23 election.
A Leger Marketing study commissioned by the Calgary Herald and Edmonton Journal asked voters: If an election were held today, who would you vote for?
37 per cent said the Conservatives, 34 per cent said the Wildrose Party, 12 per cent said the Liberals and 11 per cent said the NDP.
Meanwhile a Forum Research poll, the first poll conducted after the election call, claims the Wildrose Party would become Alberta's next majority government if an election was held today.
Forum pegs Wildrose's support at 41 per cent, and the PCs at 31 per cent, with the former having a significant advantage in Calgary.
In terms of seat projections, that means the Wildrose would have 58 seats in the Alberta legislature, and the Progressive ConservativesRead More »from Polls show Wildrose Party could form next government in Alberta