_News Talk 770
It may be the first of a lot of announcements coming out of the federal riding of Calgary-Centre. Long-time MP Lee Richardson announced last month that he is vacating the post. The first to announce intentions to run for the Conservative nomination is communications consultant and media commentator Joan Crockatt. Alderman John Mar is among those rumored to also be interested in taking a run at the candidacy. Canada's Chief Electoral Officer says the earliest that a by-election can be held is on July 30th.