For Immediate Release
VANCOUVER (February 26th 2021)—BC Liberals Officially Launch Leadership Race
This morning the BC Liberals officially launched the process that will select the next leader of the party and the next Leader of the Opposition in the legislature.
The BC Liberal Leadership Election Organizing Committee (LEOC) has finalized the Rules and Procedures which provide for voting to take place from February 3rd-5th 2022 with the winner to be announced on February 5th 2022.
“We are excited to begin the race for the leadership of our party, a process that will help to shape the future of BC Politics.” Said Don Silversides, Interim Party President. “We have set the vote for February 2022 to attract the broadest possible range of candidates to the race, and give them the best possible opportunity to engage British Columbians in person, when hopefully the pandemic is more under control.”
The deadline to join the party or renew a membership in order to vote is December 29th 2021. The application deadline for candidates interested in running for leadership is November 30th 2021.
BC Liberal memberships are open to all British Columbians age 14 and older at a cost of $10 for four years ($5 for those 14-25 years of age).
The full rules and information regarding the 2022 leadership race can be found on the BC Liberal website: www.bcliberals.com.
Senior Director, BC Liberals