NEW DEMOCRATS LAUNCH RACE TO ELECT NEXT LEADER

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NEW DEMOCRATS LAUNCH RACE TO ELECT NEXT LEADER

REGINA—The Saskatchewan New Democrats officially opened their leadership race. May 1 is the first day that registration packages have been made available to potential candidates. The new leader will be elected at a convention in Regina on May 6, 2018.

Registration to become a leadership candidate will require:

  • The candidate to be a member in good standing of the Saskatchewan New Democratic Party;
  • The candidate to provide the signatures of no fewer than 200 Saskatchewan New Democratic Party members in good standing who support the candidate’s nomination, and who represent a minimum of forty provincial constituencies. At least 100 of those signing must self-identify as women;
  • The candidate to provide a non-refundable registration fee of $4,000; 
  • The candidate to receive approval from the Saskatchewan NDP to seek the leadership; and
  • The candidate will limit campaign expenditures to a maximum of $200,000.

All Saskatchewan New Democratic Party members in good standing will be eligible to vote online or by mail-in ballot.

For more information contact John Tzupa at jtzupa@saskndp.ca