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BC Liberal MLA Michael Lee joins social gathering management race

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Michael Lee is hoping to be second time fortunate.

The 2-term MLA for Vancouver-Langara is working once more to be the chief of the BC Liberal Get together. Lee completed third behind eventual winner Andrew Wilkinson and former Surrey mayor Dianne Watts within the 2018 BC Liberal management race.

“I wish to lead the rebuild of our province and our social gathering to make sure we now have daring plans and actions to reset the course for British Columbia to make sure we now have a powerful basis for generations to come back,” Lee stated.

“We have to guarantee we restore belief with British Columbians. I do know many have misplaced the belief with our social gathering.”

The BC Liberals received 28 seats within the 2020 election, the fewest because the 1991 election for the social gathering.

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Lee was one of many few BC Liberals to hold on to their seat in Metro Vancouver, profitable one of many closest races within the province.

There at the moment are 4 candidates within the race: Gavin Dew, Ellis Ross, Kevin Falcon and Lee

Well being critic Renee Merrifield is predicted to announce quickly whether or not she is becoming a member of the race.

As for what points Lee will likely be specializing in, he stated there will likely be numerous time earlier than the February 2022 management race to debate particular coverage points.

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“What’s most import first is to revive the belief. I wish to be certain the values I’ve of accountability, transparency, duty and compassion do resonate with members of our social gathering and British Columbians — and in the event that they do, I can broaden our base of enchantment,” Lee stated.

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“I’ve demonstrated the power, towards the pattern of the BC Liberal Get together, to step ahead and regain the arrogance of individuals’s votes on this driving and this space.”

Lee served because the justice critic beneath chief Andrew Wilkinson.

When requested how he would differentiate himself from Falcon, the entrance runner, he wouldn’t supply any specifics.

“I hope we now have a deep debate and a broad option to enchantment to members and individuals who wish to contemplate our social gathering once more,” Lee stated.

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