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Rules For Liberal Leadership Convention Announced #nlpoli


The President of the Provincial Liberal Party, John Allan has announced that the Call for Nominations for Leadership Candidates in the Party’s Leadership Election Process is now open.


Nominations shall remain open until March 6, 2020, at noon.


The Leadership Convention will take place on May 8-9.


The announcement of the next Leader of the Liberal Party will be made on May 9, 2020.


The leader will be the candidate who receives not less than 50 percent plus one of the total number of points assigned to the candidates following any round of voting during the leadership election.


To be eligible to seek the leadership a person must be a member of the party as of the date of his/her application for candidacy. With the membership being dated on or after February 24, 2020, and to remain a Member until the results of the Leadership Convention are announced. They must also be eligible for election to the Legislature of Newfoundland and Labrador under the Elections Act.


There is a nomination fee of $25,000.00.