Blaine McLeod Wins Contested Nomination for Lumsden-Morse Byelection

Blaine McLeod Wins Contested Nomination for Lumsden-Morse Byelection June 08, 2023

MOOSE JAW, Saskatchewan – Tonight, Saskatchewan Party members in Lumsden-Morse nominated Blaine McLeod to be their candidate in the constituency’s upcoming byelection. McLeod defeated two other candidates to claim the nomination.

“Thank you to the residents of Lumsden-Morse for placing your trust in me tonight,” McLeod said. “I look forward to hitting the road this summer to meet with constituents across our riding.”

McLeod is eager to begin campaigning under the leadership of Premier Scott Moe and the Saskatchewan Party, and thanked former MLA for Lumsden-Morse, Lyle Stewart for his service.

“I’d like to thank Lyle Stewart for his 24-years of exceptional service to our constituency,” McLeod said. “As an MLA, I would continue that good work and ensure that Lumsden-Morse continues to have a strong voice at the table.

McLeod has been a dairy farmer in Caronport for 42 years, where he operates Caroncrest Farms Ltd. with his sons. He currently serves as the Saskatchewan Director with Dairy Farmers of Canada. On a local level, McLeod has been engaged with school boards, church groups and many other community groups. McLeod and his wife Marlie have lived in the hamlet of Caron since 1975. They have 3 children and 10 grandchildren.

McLeod’s nomination marks the third and final Saskatchewan Party candidate to be selected for upcoming byelections.