Ted Adel Wins Contested Liberal Nomination in Copperbelt North.

WHITEHORSE – Ted Adel has won the Yukon Liberals candidate contest in the riding of Copperbelt North on Monday, August 29, 2016.  233 ballots were cast at the Mt. MacIntyre Recreation Centre, seeing Adel win the majority after a nomination contest with Raj Murugaiyan and Mike Pemberton. More than 260 people took out memberships with the Yukon Liberals to participate in the vote.

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Melnychuk Wins Liberal nomination in Porter Creek North

WHITEHORSE – Eileen Melnychuk has successfully been nominated as the Yukon Liberal candidate for Porter Creek North. Melnychuk won a majority of 104 votes cast at the Mt. MacIntyre Recreation Centre in a contest with Mike Tribes.

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Nils Clarke is Yukon Liberals’ Candidate in Riverdale North

WHITEHORSE – Nils Clarke has become the Yukon Liberals’ candidate for Riverdale North in a contested nomination bid with Sunny Patch on Tuesday, August 9th, 2016.

"I am honoured to receive the support and trust of my friends and neighbours of Riverdale North. I look forward to working and campaigning with Sandy’s team," said Clarke.

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Tracy McPhee has become the Yukon Liberals candidate in Riverdale South

WHITEHORSE – Tracy McPhee has been acclaimed as Yukon Liberals candidate in the Riverdale South riding on August 3, 2016.  Tracy and her family live in the riding and she has decided to expand her long career in public service by seeking election to the Yukon Legislative Assembly in this year’s territorial election.

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Jeanie Dendys acclaimed in Mountainview

WHITEHORSE – Jeanie Dendys has been acclaimed in Mountainview and will be the Yukon Liberal candidate in the riding. The other contender for the nomination, Mike Gladish, withdrew from the nomination process prior to the nomination meeting that took place on August 2, 2016 at Mt McIntyre Rec Centre. Both Dendys and Gladish were active in recruiting members to the Yukon Liberal party, with a combined total of more than 250 people signed up to support their candidacy.

Mike Gladish said: “In the spirit of party unity, I decided that a contested nomination in Mountainview was not in the best interests of the residents of the riding or the prospects of the party. I spoke to Jeanie Dendys about my decision, and she was gracious in accepting my support.” 

Jeanie Dendys said: “I am grateful for the strong support received from Mike Gladish and the many constituents engaged in the nomination process. People want change and a renewal of the Yukon Government way of doing business. I look forward to working with Mike Gladish and my other Liberal colleagues and supporters to win the election and be part of building a new government capable of harnessing innovation to create opportunities for all Yukon people.” 

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