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Alanna Koch, Ken Cheveldayoff join Sask. Party leadership race
Published Monday, August 28, 2017 11:10AM CST
Last Updated Monday, August 28, 2017 1:31PM CST
Two more contenders for leader of the Saskatchewan Party have come forward.
Alanna Koch announced at a press conference on Monday morning that she’ll be seeking the party leadership.
In order to run for leadership, Koch has taken a leave of absence as deputy minister to the premier and cabinet secretary effective immediately.
Intergovernmental Affairs Deputy Minister Kent Campbell has been named interim deputy minister to the premier and cabinet secretary in her absence.
Ken Cheveldayoff also officially joined the leadership race Monday. CTV News spoke with the cabinet minister last week about his intention to run.
Cheveldayoff says he has the experience and the drive to take the province forward. there are now five candidates for leader of the Sask Party. Also running are Gordon Wyant, Jeremy Harrison and Tina Beaudry-Mellor.