Well! That's it then. Jim Prentice in a walk, the first time the Alberta Progressive Conservative Party has actually chosen the frontrunner in the past three leadership races, maybe four if you count Ralph Klein.
My phone chirped the results to me from the floor of the EXPO Centre in Edmonton at 6:54 p.m. Alas, I'm in exile in a disturbingly sunny and warm Victoria, B.C., so if you want coverage from the floor, you're going to have to visit Daveberta.ca.
The numbers were a wipeout for Mr. Prentice in one key regard -- 17,963 votes compared with 2,742 for Ric McIver and 2,681 for Thomas Lukaszuk, and I'll bet you Mr. Lukaszuk wished he'd managed to rustle up a 65 or so more!