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  • Justin Lemphers chosen to represent the NDP in upcoming federal election

    Justin Lemphers speaking at the NDP nomination meetingOn Thursday night, members of the New Democratic Party voted and elected Justin Lemphers to carry the party’s banner in Yukon for the upcoming federal election.

    More than 100 NDP members gathered in Whitehorse on Thursday, March 28 to cast a ballot in the nomination process that has been underway for the last two months. Yukon Federation of Labour President Justin Lemphers and project management professional Kaori Torigai presented themselves as nominees.

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  • published Nomination 2019 2019-04-08 21:05:03 -0700


    The federal NDP's Electoral Riding Association for Yukon is undergoing a nomination race to select their candidate for this fall's federal election.


    The nomination meeting to select our NDP candidate for Yukon will be held:

    Date: March 28, 2019

    Registration will be open from 4:30 pm until 7:00 pm

    Location: Lewis Hall (Basement of the United Church

    601 Main St, Whitehorse (wheelchair accessible)


    The candidates for nomination are:

    Justin Lemphers

    Kaori Torigai


    To be eligible to vote at this meeting, you must be:

    1. An NDP member in good standing (Individual membership shall be open to every resident of Canada, regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or national origin who undertakes to accept and abide by the constitution and principles of the Party and who is not a member or supporter of any other political party.)
    2. A Yukon resident
    3. A member of the NDP at least 30 days before the nomination meeting (membership valid on or before February 28, 2019). If you are receiving this notice and voting package, our records indicate you are qualified to vote.


    There are two ways for you to vote:

    1. By mail (ballots will be mailed to all eligible members shortly)
    2. In person at the nomination meeting.

    If you have questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact me by phone (668-2203) or by e-mail ([email protected]). Please note the Annual General Meeting for the Federal Association will follow immediately after the nomination meeting for those who are interested. We are looking for new board members this year and encourage you to get involved!

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