No charges as RCMP conclude probe into Alberta's 2017 UCP leadership race

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No charges will be laid following a long and complex Alberta RCMP investigation into allegations of voter fraud and identity theft in the 2017 United Conservative Party leadership race won by Jason Kenney.

RCMP announced the conclusion of their investigation at a news conference in Edmonton Friday following a closed-door technical briefing with reporters.

Since 2019, RCMP had been investigating allegations of fraud and identity theft in the contest that Kenney won in October 2017 before he became Alberta’s premier.

RCMP characterized the investigation Friday as high-profile and extremely complex. 

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The investigation looked into two allegations: that candidate Jeff Callaway entered the leadership contest solely to attack another candidate, always

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