People & politics

Meet Jack Siegel, the guy who led Grits’ green-light committee, and why he favours preferential ballot electoral system

When Jack Siegel is asked if he would consider running for office or becoming a full-time political staffer, he says, ‘I don’t get enough time with my kid now.’

Jack Siegel, pictured at the Duke of Richmond bar in Toronto with then-prime ministerial candidate Justin Trudeau during the election campaign last year. Mr. Siegel was chair of the Liberals' powerful green-light committee, which was in charge of approving candidates to run for the party. Photograph courtesy of Jack Siegel

By DEREK ABMA

PUBLISHED : Monday, July 11, 2016 12:00 AM

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