There could very well be two provincial NDP leadership candidates from the Tri-Cities when party members pick their new leader sometime next year.
On Wednesday, New Westminster-Coquitlam NDP MP Fin Donnelly confirmed he is considering running for the party's leadership.
"I am giving it serious consideration," he told the Tri-Cities NOW, adding he's still committed to his job as MP.
Donnelly said party members have asked him to consider running, and he's taking those requests seriously.
But before making a final decision, Donnelly said there are many questions that need to be answered regarding the leadership race, including the rules and dates for the contest. He also said he wants to see who comes forward to challenge for the position.
"It makes quite a difference if certain people are out and certain people are actually running," Donnelly said.
On Wednesday, NDP MLA John Horgan announced he won't seek the party's top job.
Last month, current NDP leader Adrian Dix announced he will step aside once a new leader is picked.
PoCo MLA Mike Farnworth recently told the Tri-Cities NOW he is seriously considering going for the leadership job.
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