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Krog Running for Nanaimo Mayor Job?

According to the CBC, long standing Nanaimo NDP MLA Leonard Krog “may” throw his hat in the upcoming Mayoral contest here in the Harbour City. Krog has represented Nanaimo as an MLA for the last 13 years.

Many believe he’ll announce a run for mayor of Nanaimo Wednesday night, June 13.

“He’s a very popular person in town. He seems to cross party lines with a lot of the work he does in the community, and he stands to get a lot of support,” said Kim Smythe, the president of the city’s Chamber of Commerce.

Smythe said Krog is one of many testing the political waters in Nanaimo months earlier than municipal candidates normally do.

“I’ve never seen this community get its candidates lining up six months in advance of the actual election,” he said.

“I think there’s a lot of pent-up interest because of the record of this current administration. A lot of people have been looking forward to reconsidering their choices.”

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