Jennifer Rice picked by NDP as possible candidate for next election

The local NDP thinks that Prince Rupert city councilor Jennifer Rice would be a good replacement for Gary Coons.

City councilor Jennifer Rice.

The North Coast branch of the NDP thinks that Prince Rupert city councilor, Jennifer Rice, would be a good candidate for them in the next election.

The North Coast NDP’s candidate selection committee has pointed to the first-time councilor and environmentalist as an acceptable replacement for Gary Coons, who has recently announced that he will not be seeking re-election.

This doesn’t mean that Rice has actually decided to run for a seat in the legislature, or even for the NDP’s nomination.

“At this time I can not say if taking on a Provincial leadership role is in the cards for me,” Rice told the Prince Rupert Northern View.

 

 

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