UCP to elect a new leader on October 6

Jason Kenney's Tenure as Leader of the United Conservative Party, and Premier of the province of Alberta will come to an end on October 6th.

This comes as the United Conservative Party announced their intentions to elect a new leader of the party, and effectively a new Premier of Alberta on October 6th. The rules and dates that the leadership race will be governed under were released Tuesday morning.

Prospective candidates will have until July 20th, to register to be a candidate on the ballot, and until August 12th to sign up members, with mail-in ballots being issued in early September.