Vancouver East MP Libby Davies is expected to announce she will not run for reelection in 2015
The NDP deputy leader is scheduled to hold a press conference at 11:30 a.m. today (December 12). Colleagues in parliament such as Minister of Industry James Moore have already taken to Twitter and commented on the news. "Wish @LibbyDavies all the best on the next chapter of her life." Moore wrote there.
Update: Tweets from the news conference:
.@LibbyDavies says there is no specific reason for her decision not to run for reelection in 2015. Adds, "It simply was time."— travis lupick (@tlupick) December 12, 2014
"I'm not going to endorse anyone." - @LibbyDavies on a successor for Vancouver East. Not giving any names but says she'll meet with anyone.— travis lupick (@tlupick) December 12, 2014
"I don't have any grand plan." - @LibbyDavies's when asked what she'll do next. But adds she likely "won't sit idle".— travis lupick (@tlupick) December 12, 2014