Clarke to be candidate in Indian Head-Milestone for 2020

Jared Clarke will be the Saskatchewan New Democratic Party candidate for the upcoming 2020 provincial election in the constituency of Indian Head-Milestone. Clarke won a contested nomination over Jackie Lazar, an accountant and former farmer, in front of a crowd of local New Democrats in Balgonie this evening.

“I’m running because I am deeply concerned about the government’s cuts to education and inaction for quality mental health services,” Clarke said. “It’s time for a government that puts people first. I’m committed to advocating for improvements in education, better care for our seniors, and transitioning to more renewable energy.”

Clarke is a community leader, elementary school teacher, farmer, and wildlife biologist. While not in the classroom, Jared is actively involved in the community, conducting a variety of conservation projects. He is also a father to twin girls and an avid volunteer.

“I’m excited to welcome Jared to our 2020 team,” said NDP Leader Ryan Meili. “Jared is a respected community leader and dedicated educator who understands the impact of the Sask. Party’s education cuts and who’s ready to do the work of forming a government that puts people first.”

Clarke is the sixteenth candidate nominated for the Saskatchewan NDP for the 2020 provincial election. 

Authorized by the chief official agent for the Saskatchewan New Democratic Party.