Big Tent Shouldn’t Only Be For Those That can Pitch One

Grit insiders say the federal Liberals are unlikely to nominate one-third female candidates in the next election and that the new Liberal leader's main focus is finding winnable candidates rather than focusing on gender. Sen. Smith said the leader will retain the ability to appoint candidates, however he prefers "proactive encouragement" to get viable women to run. "If you have an open … [Read more...]