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Parties Getting Ready to Nominate Candidates For Battlefords-Lloydminster By-Election

Federal political parties are now looking at who to nominate following the date for the Battlefords-Lloydminster by-election being set.

No official announcement has been made from the Conservative, Liberal, NDP, or Green parties. However, according to those running for the conservative bid, the party will be nominating their candidate this weekend.

There will be three bouts of voting, starting at the Unity Community Hall on Friday at 6:30 p.m., at Lloydminster Exhibition Wild Rose Building on Saturday at 12:15 p.m., and at the North Battleford Tropical Inn on Saturday at 6:00 p.m. To be able to vote you must have a conservative membership, a deadline was set for Tuesday to purchase one.

Candidates include (in alphabetical order by first name): Aron Klassen, Bernie Morton, John Hildebrand, Richard Nelson and Rosemarie Falk.

Ken Finlayson was set to be in the running however according to social media he was rejected as a candidate.

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Word from the other three parties is they will have a nominee by this weekend or early next week. This story will be updated as more information as it becomes available.
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