A panel of political experts that convened as part of CTV News' election night coverage attributes the NDP’s loss to its lack of focus on the province’s rural areas and the fact that the party has become more left-leaning compared to previous years.
Under the leadership of Scott Moe, the Saskatchewan Party has achieved a feat that hasn't been replicated in the province since the CCF government of Tommy Douglas — a fourth straight majority government.
A number of tight races in constituencies across Saskatchewan could help decide which party will be elected to form government. 10 constituencies were decided by less than 10 per cent of the vote in 2016 and could remain close races in 2020.
The leaders of Saskatchewan’s two major political parties are spending the final weekend before the provincial election on the highway, visiting a number of communities as they make their final push with voters.