Abbotsford West NDP candidate Preet Rai opened his campaign office Saturday.

Abbotsford candidates kick off campaigns

NDP candidate opens office; BC Liberal incumbents hold fundraising breakfast

Local candidates are gearing up for the upcoming provincial election, with the NDP’s candidate for Abbotsford West opening his office on Saturday and the area’s three BC Liberal candidates holding a campaign fundraiser kickoff breakfast Monday morning.

With the writ set to drop tomorrow, the NDP’s Preet Rai got a headstart with the opening of his office Saturday.

Meanwhile, local BC Liberal MLAs Mike de Jong (Abbotsford West), Simon Gibson (Abbotsford-Mission) and Darryl Plecas (Abbotsford South) hosted a campaign kickoff breakfast and fundraiser Monday morning for around 200 supporters.

Watch abbynews.com for more election coverage.

Last week, the upcoming race became clearer after the naming of two Green and two NDP candidates. Here’s our story from Friday’s paper on the upcoming election and the challenges facing the BC Liberals, NDP and Greens.

 

Abbotsford South MLA Mike de Jong speaks to BC Liberal supporters at a campaign kickoff breakfast held Monday morning. Fellow Abbotsford-area MLAs Simon Gibson and Darryl Plecas also attended.

Abbotsford South MLA Mike de Jong speaks to BC Liberal supporters at a campaign kickoff breakfast held Monday morning. Fellow Abbotsford-area MLAs Simon Gibson and Darryl Plecas also attended.

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