The seat is the second to flip from mail-in ballots.
But now 1,065 mail-in ballots have been counted, giving Meili has a 209 vote lead with 3380 votes.
Harding writes that the two parties have strong reasons to join forces.
If Meili ends up losing his riding, he will be the third NDP leader in a row to lose their own seat to the Sask Party.
The Saskatchewan Party was leading Scott Moe's NDP in 46 ridings, compared to 15 the NDP were ahead in.
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Tina Beaudry-Mellor is one of the last liberals left in the Sask Party's coalition caucus.
The Western Standard profiles the Sask PC's in their attempt to make a comeback.
The Saskatchewan NDP want to revive the old government-owned bus company, and other CCF-era socialist policies.
Saskatchewan's two main parties have released their platforms detailing new spending, and sometimes balanced budgets.