Jerome Kennedy announced he was leaving politics Wednesday at a news conference with Premier Kathy Dunderdale. — Photo by Keith Gosse/The Telegram
Progressive Conservative Party leader Premier Kathy Dunderdale and party president Cillian Sheahan have announced that nominations of candidates for the upcoming byelection for the district of Carbonear-Harbour Grace opened today at 12 noon and will close on Thursday at 12 noon.
The byelection is necessary to fill a seat vacated by former Finance Minister Jerome Kennedy who announced his resignation from politics last week.
Approved nomination documents may be obtained and submitted to:
Jessica Babb, Babb Law Office, Carbonear, N.L., phone (709) 596-2377 or PC Party Office, phone (709) 753-6043, fax (709) 753-6059 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Candidates must deposit a $100 non-refundable fee to the District Association of Carbonear Harbour Grace
If there is more than one candidate, a nomination meeting will be required, which will be announced at a later date.