Liberal Party to Continue with Suspension of Leadership Election

Liberal Party to Continue with Suspension of Leadership Election

May 1, 2020

News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Liberal Party to Continue with Suspension of Leadership Election

The Newfoundland and Labrador Liberal Leadership Election Committee (NLEC) will continue to hold a suspension on the leadership election. The decision to lift the suspension will be revisited on Monday, May 11, 2020.

“We wish to thank Dr. Fitzgerald, Minister Haggie, Premier Ball and the All- Party Committee for their continued leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic. We also wish to thank the frontline healthcare workers and all essential workers who continue to work through these challenging times.”

John Samms, Co-Chair, Leadership Election & AGM

“As we have stated, public health has been top of mind in our deliberations and will continue to be as we move forward. We will continue to monitor the situation in our province and update the public on our decisions accordingly.”

Sarah Pinsent, Co-Chair, Leadership Election & AGM

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Media Contact:

Michael King, Executive Director

Liberal Party of Newfoundland and Labrador

E-mail: michael@nlliberals.ca

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