The Yukon Liberal Party has confirmed Ranj Pillai as an official candidate in the party leadership race. Ranj announced his intention to seek the leadership on November 24, 2022.
Ranj Pillai was elected as the MLA for Porter Creek South in 2016, and served as the Deputy Premier, Minister of Economic Development, Energy, Mines and Resources, Tourism and Culture as well as Yukon’s Housing Corporation, Energy Corporation and the Development Corporation. Prior to that he was a Whitehorse City Councillor and has held various roles with First Nations Development Corporations and several junior mining companies.
“We are very happy to confirm Ranj Pillai as a candidate for leadership of the Yukon Liberal Party. He has shown a true dedication to this territory through his work and has a strong understanding of what it takes to govern the Yukon.”
Yukon Liberal Spokesperson Paolo Gallina
The deadline for candidates to submit leadership packages is January 7th. The Leadership convention will be held on January 28th and all Yukon Liberal Party members are eligible to vote. To purchase or renew your membership, or access candidate eligibility information, visit www.YLP.ca.
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