With the announcement Friday of Scott Moe‘s intent to run for the leadership of the Saskatchewan Party, there are officially five candidates vying for the job.
On Friday morning, Jeremy Harrison announced he was withdrawing from the leadership race.
The Saskatchewan Party leadership election will be held on January 27, 2018 in Saskatoon.
August 10, Brad Wall announced he would be retiring from politics once his successor is chosen.
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Wall’s successor will be chosen using a one-member, one-vote election.
The provincial council announced a deadline of November 24 for candidates to file their nomination papers along with a $25,000 entry fee.
Candidates have a $250,000 campaign expense limit and will be required to disclose the names of contributors who donate $250 or more.
The deadline for membership sales for those wanting to vote is December 8.
Patrick Bundrock has been appointed Chief Electoral Officer.