Premier Kinew announces byelection date for Heather Stefanson’s former constituency

Winnipeggers in the constituency of Tuxedo will be heading to the polls next month.

Premier Wab Kinew announced Monday a byelection will be held in the area on June 18.

This is to replace former premier and MLA Heather Stefanson who resigned from her position on May 6.

This constituency has always belonged to the Progressive Conservatives, with former premier and party leader Gary Filmon holding it from 1981 to 2000.

Stefanson then won the area in 2000.

There are currently 34 NDP MLAs, 21 PCs, one independent Liberal and one vacant seat at the Manitoba legislature.

More information on the byelection can be found online.

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