Kara Levis announces run for Alberta Party leadership

By The Canadian Press
December 18, 2017 - 1:20pm

EDMONTON - A Calgary lawyer is the first candidate to announce she wants the job to lead the Alberta Party.

Kara Levis made the announcement on the steps of the Alberta legislature.

Levis is a commercial lawyer and a mother of three girls.

Greg Clark resigned as leader last month, saying the party could generate interest and support with a leadership race.

He has said he will defend his Calgary seat in the 2019 provincial election, but is not running for the leadership again.

A new leader is to be announced on Feb. 27 after two days of online voting.

The party wants to make itself the home for centrist voters who aren't comfortable with the right-of-centre United Conservatives under Jason Kenney or Premier Rachel Notley's New Democrats.

(The Canadian Press) 

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