Yukon Liberals lay out rules for upcoming leadership race

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Yukon Liberals will select their next party leader through a ranked voting system, and sitting ministers won’t need to resign from cabinet to run.

Rules for the upcoming leadership race were released by the party on Wednesday. A date for the leadership convention, however, has not yet been set.

The party must choose a successor to Sandy Silver who announced in September that he would be stepping down as premier. He asked his party to find a new leader, and said he would stay on as MLA for Klondike until the next territorial election.

Silver has been the party’s leader since 2012 and premier since 2016.

The leadership convention rules were decided by a steering

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