Its -20 below and its voting day in Alberta for the man who would replace Ralph. Will it affect the polling turn out. You bet. And it makes it better for Dinning than his opponents like Morton and Oberg who are relying on the rural vote.
A political science professor said Saturday's forecast of temperatures no higher than -20 C could hurt turnout at the polling stations.
Roger Epp of the University of Alberta said thousands of Progressive Conservative memberships have been sold to the province's rural residents, but frigid temperatures could make getting those voters to the polls a challenge.