Source: Stefani Langenegger, CBC NEws, September, 15, 2017
Decision to set date for May 6 came before Sask. Party leadership race began
The Saskatchewan NDP is considering electing a new leader sooner than next May.
The party had scheduled a leadership convention for May 6, but that was before Premier Brad Wall announced he was resigning, sparking a leadership race for the Saskatchewan Party.
Image Source: Ryan Meili (left) celebrated his election victory in the Saskatoon Meewasin byelection with then-interim NDP leader Trent Wotherspoon. The two are now vying for the permanent leadership of Saskatchewan’s NDP. (Trevor Bothorel/CBC News)