Take your pick

Two contenders are vying for the NDP nomination to become the Nechako Lakes candidate for the BC New Democratic Party (NDP).

  • Dec. 14, 2012 7:00 a.m.

Two contenders are vying for the NDP nomination to become the Nechako Lakes candidate for the BC New Democratic Party (NDP).

Sussanne Skidmore Hewlett and Debora Munoz are both running for the spot, which Skidmore said she sees as a good sign in a riding where candidates normally receive little opposition.

Party members will be voting by Dec. 15, and so a candidate will be announced after polls close at 3 p.m. the same day.

Current Nechako Lakes MLA John Rustad will then defend his seat as the incumbent for the Liberals against the successful NDP member.

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