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Liberal MP Tan’s wife eyes party nomination in wake of his decision not to seek re-election to ‘spend time with family’

By Abbas Rana      

Dr. Xinglai Laura Huang, wife of Liberal MP Geng Tan, who works as a scientist at Environment Canada, is seeking the Liberal nomination in their riding, Don Valley North, in Toronto.

Former Ontario Liberal MP Han Dong, left, lawyer Bang Gu Jiang, and Laura Huang are seeking the Liberal nomination in the GTA riding of Don Valley North. The nomination opened up last month when Liberal MP Geng Tan, right, announced he would not seek re-election in order to spend more time with his family. Photographs courtesy of Wikipedia, Laura Huang, and The Hill Times

Rookie Liberal MP Geng Tan unexpectedly announced last month that he won’t seek re-election in the fall to “spend more time with his family,” but, in a surprising development this week, his wife launched her bid for the party nomination to succeed him in their GTA riding.

Abbas Rana

Abbas Rana is the assistant deputy editor of The Hill Times.
- arana@hilltimes.com


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