Another candidate emerges for Conservative nomination

On Monday, Dec. 17, Kamloops' B.C. Conservatives will reveal a second candidate for the party's Kamloops-South Thompson nomination.

Party regional director Alan Forseth said the as-yet-unnamed individual "strongly believes in the common sense goals and ideals of our party," but offered few other details in a press release.

So far, only former Kamloops city councillor Peter Sharp has stepped forward to run for the party's nomination in the Kamloops area.

Sharp, vice-president of the B.C. Conservatives' Kamloops-South Thompson constituency, announced in November his bid for the riding's nomination.

The party's Kamloops-North Thompson Conservative riding association has yet to announce any contenders.

Challenging the Conservatives to succeed outgoing B.C. Liberal MLA Kevin Krueger in Kamloops-South Thompson are Liberal candidate Todd Stone and NDP candidate Tom Friedman.

In Kamloops-North Thompson, incumbent Liberal MLA Terry Lake and NDP candidate Kathy Kendall.

The provincial election will be held on May 14, 2013.



We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Surrey enforcer killed on the weekend
A puppet show – but leave the kids at home
Four arrested in Langley City home invasion
Fairy tale performance
Audiences are eager for cocktail comedy
Mothers Day concert takes learning the piano to a whole new level
Actor transitions from Surrey Little Theatre to university stage
Phone poll puts Surrey mayoral hopeful Hepner in the lead
Along the Backstretch: Siblings out late and early leaders race to wins