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Proposed changes to Alberta's electoral boundaries are setting the stage for nomination battles between incumbent MPs in the Edmonton area. One riding, Edmonton-Wetaskiwin, contains parts of three ridings, all held by Conservatives - Mike Lake, James Rajotte and Blaine Calkins. While the redrawn boundaries require formal approval, an Elections Canada official said they are more or less "set in stone." Use this before-and-after graphic to see the boundary changes for yourself.

Redrawing Alberta's electoral boundaries

By the next federal election, Alberta will have six new seats in the House of Commons as part of a routine redrawing of the country's electoral map. However, the proposed changes - seen here - could force some Conservative MPs into nomination battles against each other, as their riding boundaries' shift.

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