A provincial election announcement is expected to make it official on Monday morning.

Premier Danielle Smith's office sent out a press release on Sunday afternoon stating an announcement is set for 11 a.m. Monday regarding the upcoming provincial election.

Premier Danielle Smith, Leader of the United Conservative Party of Alberta, will make an important announcement to mark the beginning of the 2023 provincial election.

The anticipated announcement is expected to set in motion the dropping of the writ for an upcoming provincial election for Monday May 29, 2023.

Both the UCP and the official opposition, the NDP of Alberta officially launched their election campaigns over the weekend.