Voters in Regina Northeast go to the polls on Wednesday, September 12 to elect a new MLA. The seat became open when Kevin Doherty resigned from politics. 620 CKRM will be giving you some insight into the six candidates seeking the seat leading up to byelection day.
One candidate looking to become the next MLA for Regina Northeast believes his background will help him.
Yens Pedersen is the Saskatchewan NDP’s candidate in the riding’s by-election, as he would be the first NDP MLA in that riding since 2011 if successful on Wednesday night.
With his track record, Pedersen said he feels he’ll be an effective advocate and representative.
“I’ve got a lot of experience standing up for people in our system, and also just for community organizations.”
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Pedersen said residents are concerned about several matters.
“Losses of services, programs in education, people are concerned about loss of school bussing, programs for children with special needs.”
With the Regina Northeast by-election taking place on Wednesday, advance polls close Monday evening.