Members of the North Okanagan-Shuswap Conservatives will be voting this week to select a candidate for the 2015 federal election.
Current Conservative MP Colin Mayes triggered a candidate selection process for the Conservative Electoral District Association when he announced in April that, after nearly 10 years in office, he would not be seeking re-election in the riding.
Four contestants are now seeking the nomination: Salmon Arm businessperson Mel Arnold; Vernon businessperson Scott Anderson; former Lumby councillor Janet Green and former Vernon mayor Wayne Lippert.
Nomination selection meetings will be held in Salmon Arm Friday, Oct. 3, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Fifth Avenue Senior’s Centre and in Vernon Saturday, Oct. 4, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Schubert Centre.
Election results will be announced Saturday evening in Vernon.