Local Alberta Party members are standing by party leader Stephen Mandel after he was delivered a five-year ban from running for a provincial seat by Elections Alberta.
Former St. Albert city councillor and current teacher Neil Korotash has been selected as the Alberta Party candidate for the Morinville-St. Albert riding.
On Sunday, Korotash beat out fellow educator Wayne Rufiange as local members of the riding voted on the person who will represent the party in the 2019 provincial election.
Two candidates are facing off for the Alberta Party nomination in the Morinville-St. Albert riding.
Former St. Albert city council member and current teacher Neil Korotash is squaring off against school principal Wayne Rufiange.
Korotash was elected to St. Albert city council at the age of 21 and served two terms as a council member. He also has had an interest in federal and provincial politics, serving on local boards for both levels of government in the past.