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Bob McLeod, N.W.T. premier, to run in fall territorial election

If re-elected, McLeod would have a chance to become the first elected official in the N.W.T. to have a second term as premier.

Constituency office says McLeod will seek third term as MLA for Yellowknife South

N.W.T. Premier Bob McLeod says he will run in the November 23 territorial election in his Yellowknife South riding. (CBC)

Premier Bob McLeod will run in this fall's territorial election.

His constituency office confirmed the news yesterday.

McLeod is completing his second term as MLA for the Yellowknife South riding.

If re-elected, McLeod would have a chance to become the first elected official in the N.W.T. to have a second term as premier.

Under the territory's consensus form of government, all MLAs choose the premier after the general election.

The election is scheduled to take place November 23.

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