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Liberals want input from MPs on nomination challenges, Mendès says most want ‘outright protection’

By Abbas Rana      

Liberal MP Alexandra Mendes says most of her caucus colleagues would go for 'outright protection.'

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured at a caucus meeting last year on the Hill. Liberal MPs will soon submit their input to the party on what the nomination rules should be for the 2019 election cycle. The Hill Times file photograph
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Liberal MPs say the party brass is seeking input from them on nomination rules for held ridings for the 2019 election, and have asked them to provide concrete proposals by scheduling in-person or teleconference meetings with top Grit officials. At last week’s two-day Liberal caucus retreat in Kelowna, B.C., top party officials, including president Anna Gainey and campaign co-chair Chris MacInnes, invited MPs to submit their input and feedback. Liberal MPs told The Hill Times they would provide

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