WINNIPEG – Judy Klassen is the new interim leader of the Manitoba Liberal Party.
The Keewatinook MLA replaces Rana Bokhari who announced her resignation earlier this year after finishing third in the Fort Rouge riding.
Klassen told reporters this morning she is honoured to accept the position.
“I believe that Manitobans need a voice,” says Klassen. “I have given my voice for my specific riding and I want to extend that [across the] province.”
Klassen has not ruled out running as permanent leader.
She can run for the position next fall if she steps down as interim leader by June 20, 2017.