The Conservative Party of Canada has elected Corey Tochor as nominee for the contested Saskatoon-University riding.
Saskatoon-University Conservative Party members vote in contested nomination race today
MLA Corey Tochor to challenge ‘polarizing’ MP Brad Trost for Conservative Party nomination
Tochor, former Saskatchewan Speaker of the House and current MLA for Saskatoon-Eastview, was up against current MP Brad Trost and Saskatoon businessman Brad Redekkopp.
Nomination hard to predict
Daniel Beland, professor at the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, says it was a tough nomination to predict, especially between the two veteran politicians.
“Corey Tochor is a really well known in Saskatoon because of his credentials as a provincial MLA in Saskatoon-Eastview,” said Beland.
At the same time, Beland says Trost is a controversial MP who has gained and lost support since he ran for leader of the Conservative Party of Canada in 2017.
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