Regina Conservative MP and leadership hopeful Andrew Scheer has plenty of support amongst Saskatchewan Party MLA’s.
Scheer sent out a release late Tuesday afternoon stating he has the support of 20 MLA’s including cabinet ministers Lyle Stewart, Greg Ottenbreit, and Jeremy Harrison.
Some of the others named are Dan D’Autremont, Greg Lawrence, Greg Brkich, Bill Boyd, Warren Steinley and Christine Tell.
“I am honoured at the support from these hardworking Saskatchewan MLA’s. My campaign is about uniting Conservatives across the country to defeat Trudeau in 2019,” said Scheer. “I have the support of 17 MPs, three Senators and now 20 principled MLAs
from my home province.
Conservatives pick a new leader to replace Stephen Harper in May of 2017.