Nominations close for Saskatchewan provincial election
Four candidates in each of Moosomin, Melville-Saltcoats, and Cannington ridings
October 11, 2020, 2:26 pm
Nominations have closed for the 2020 Saskatchewan provincial election, and there are four candidates nominated in the three southeast Saskatchewan ridings - Moosomin, Melville-Saltcoats, and Cannington.
Both the Saskatchewan Party and the NDP have nominated 61 candidates - one for each riding in the province.
The Green Party has nominated candidates in 60 riding - including the three local ridings - and the Progressive Conservatives have nominated candidates in 31 ridings - including Moosomin and Melville Saltcoats.
The Buffalo Party has nominated 17 candidates across Saskatchewan, including Cannington.
The Liberal Party has nominated only three candidates across the province, none in the three local ridings.
Following are the final nominations for each of the three local constituencies:
Steven Bonk - Saskatchewan Party
Ken Burton - NDP
Marjorie Graham - Green Party
Frank Serfas - Progressive Conservative Party
Steven Bonk won the 2016 election in the Moosomin riding with 72.3 per cent of the vote. The NDP was in second place with 14.5 per cent of the vote.
Polling site 338canada.com currently projects that Bonk will win in Moosomin in the 2020 election with 74.7 per cent of the vote, with the NDP second and the Green Party third.
Warren Kaeding - Saskatchewan Party
Bonnie Galenzoski - NDP
Jack Powless - Green Party
Trever Ratti - Progressive Conservative Party
Warren Kaeding won the 2016 election in Melville-Saltcoats with 72.7 per cent of the vote. The NDP was second with 21.8 per cent.
Polling site 338canada.com currently projects that Kaeding will win in Melville-Saltcoats in the 2020 election with 70.5 per cent of the vote, with the NDP second and the Progressive Conservative Party third.
Daryl Harrison - Saskatchewan Party
Dianne Twietmeyer - NDP
Jaina Forrest - Green Party
Wes Smith - Buffalo Party
The Saskatchewan Party won the 2016 election in the Cannington riding with 84.4 per cent of the vote, and the NDP was second with 8.8 per cent of the vote.
Polling site 338canada.com currently projects that Harrison will win with 84.4 per cent of the vote, the NDP will be second, and the Buffalo Party will be third.