NDP MLA Krog to Run for Nanaimo Mayer
Long serving NDP MLA for Nanaimo Leonard Krog announced this past Wednesday evening that he will be running in this years Mayoral election.
If he were to win, he said he would resign which would lead to a by election in the historically safe NDP riding. However, given the current political turmoil in the Province, this by election would be less than certain according to most pundits. If the NDP were to loose the seat, the Legislature would effectively be tied at 42 seats a piece, and a general election would likely follow. Some say Krogs decision was due to Premier Horgan passing him over for a cabinet position, after he had been a steadfast NDP MLA for 18 years.
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