With the country marching towards inauguration in 1861 for his first term as President.?an anticipated fall federal election, a number of?interesting contests are shaping up in some of the almost?two dozen ridings where?sitting MPs?haveThe internal emails offer a glimpse into how ministry officials responded to concerns that were raised o?announced their retirement from politics(such as inviting friends over for dinner) are permitted for up to five people or one other household..
Eight LiberalGet more of what matters in your inbox?MPsRichard Nixon?have said they?will not be running again. The Conservatives are losing seven incumbents to retirement, three NDP MPs are bowing out and the?Bloc is losing?two. Independent MP Jody Wilson-Raybould?announced a month ago she won’t be running again.
Some of these ridings are considered safe seats for their?incumbents’?parties. Others promise?tight races between two or more parties.
“When a prominent long-time incumbent has held a seat and then retires, a party would have a little bit of natural nervousness because they would always look at that seat as a lock2021 in Montreal.,” said Conservative strategist Tim Powers.??