Local riding: Conservative candidacy update

Two more Fort St. John residents have come forward to officially announce they will seek the Conservative Party nomination for the Prince George/Peace River Federal Constitutency.



Dan Davies joins Don Irwin as the second member of Fort St. John City Council in the race.

His conservative political resume dates back to the early 1990’s, when he joined the Reform Party, and he says his focus as an MP for this area would be to ensure that it’s resource based-economy remains sustainable.

Meantime, Bob Zimmer, the current local Conservative constituency association CEO, has ended several weeks of speculation about his candidacy, and has also formally entered the nomination race…

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The nomination race to succeed retiring and long time local area Tory MP Jay Hill is expected to draw several more candidates, as the winner will almost assuredly be the favorite in the next federal election campaign.