Kamloops MLA Terry Lake undecided on election run

By James Peters
May 9, 2016 - 1:32pm Updated: May 10, 2016 - 5:11am

KAMLOOPS — Exactly one year from today, BC voters will be casting their ballots to decide if Christy Clark's Liberals should continue in government.

One of Clark's star cabinet ministers, Terry Lake, says he hasn't yet decided whether he will run for a third term representing Kamloops-North Thompson.

Lake says he expects to make a decision after the current session ends. He says he wants to consult with his family and determine whether or not he is willing to make the committment to the demands. Lake served as City Councillor for one term starting in 2002, then was elected to a term as Mayor of the City from 2005-2008 before seeking the provincial seat. 

"When you are in the middle of a session, as we are at the moment, you're really concentrating on the ministry and your duties as a MLA. It's a very intense time. We will have a period of reflection over the next little while, when we can turn our minds to the coming election," Lake told CFJC Today. 

Lake notes he feels the government is on the right track, but there are still some initiatives he'd like to see progress on, and he will need to consult with his family before deciding whether he will run.

Transportation Minister will definitely seek another term