Nomination day for the BC NDP in Fraser-Nicola.
Members in the riding will be voting for either Harry Lali, or Aaron Sam to represent the party in the riding in May’s election today.
Both expressed confidence this week, and expect to take the nomination.
For the former four-time MLA and cabinet minister Lali, it comes down to experience, and reputation.
"They want a fighter. They want somebody, a known entity, they know they can trust. And, that's why I believe that I will win the nomination, and the riding during the election."
As for the two-term Chief of the Lower Nicola Indian Band, who has received the endorsement of party leader John Horgan, Sam believes he represents the change that will be needed to defeat the BC Liberals.
"I'm young, energetic, and about change. I will bring a new voice to both the BC NDP, and the Fraser-Nicola riding."
The nomination meeting is being held in Merritt today.