The field takes shape

Several candidates confirmed or seeking nominations for the Kamloops-North Thompson seat in the provincial legislature

(L-r) LPN Barbara Nederpel has been acclaimed the NDP candidate for Kamloops-North Thompson

The provincial election is set for May 9, 2017, and already a number of candidates are confirmed in the two ridings that serve Kamloops.

In Kamloops-North Thompson, Steven Puhallo and Peter Milobar are seeking the B.C. Liberal nomination.

Barb Nederpel is the NDP candidate.

Peter Kerek is the Communist Party of B.C. candidate.

Dan Hines is seeking the Green nomination.

In Kamloops-South Thompson, incumbent MLA and Transportation Minister Todd Stone will again run for the B.C. Liberals.

Beat Klossner is running for the Communist Party of B.C.

Former city councillor Nancy Bepple is seeking the NDP nomination.

Donovan Cavers seeks to be the Green Party candidate.

The B.C. Conservative Party is in the midst of a four-way leadership race, with a convention set for Sept. 16/17 in Prince George.

The party has yet to announce any news on potential candidates in either Kamloops riding.

 

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