The Kindersley Elks Hall played host to a meeting of high interest for Saskatchewan Party supporters on Thursday evening.
The constituents of the new Kindersley-Biggar riding had their chance to elect a new executive committee. Saskatchewan Party officials were in attendance to see the process through. The Deputy Chair on hand addressed the crowd shortly after 7:00 PM, following an hour registration period, giving a quick rundown on the map changes:
People in the crowd were given a short rundown on the process that was virtually the same as the previous founding meeting held a decade prior. Once that short introduction was finished, the election process for the Executive was outlined, and things began with an open spot for President:
Ray Sadler and Reid McBride let their names stand for President, beginning the nights first and only election.
A long lineup voters formed a snake around the Elks Hall walls to cast their ballot. Afterwards the counting was done in front of everyone as the two men stood and watched as the final tallies came in.
After the votes were counted for the first election and the motion was carried, Reid McBride was named as the new President:
In the following elections, Matt Glencross became Vice-President, and then Curtis Sackville, Marley Ervine, Monique Neigum, and Keith Jamieson were the rest of the names elected to the Executive. Afterwards, calls were made for Directors at Large, and 20+ names came to the forefront:
The Saskatchewan Party Office can be contacted at (306) 359-1638 for further information on the meeting.
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