Lawrence MacAulay aims for 11th term as P.E.I. MP

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Minister of Veterans Affairs Lawrence MacAulay is P.E.I.'s longest serving MP. He was first elected in 1988. (Rick Gibbs/CBC - image credit)
Minister of Veterans Affairs Lawrence MacAulay is P.E.I.'s longest serving MP. He was first elected in 1988. (Rick Gibbs/CBC - image credit)

Cardigan MP Lawrence MacAulay says he plans to run for the Liberals in the next federal election, even though the election call has not been made yet.

MacAulay has won the riding in 10 consecutive elections, representing it for 33 years.

He has served in several cabinet portfolios, including Solicitor General, Agriculture and Agri-Food, and his current role as Minister of Veterans Affairs.

He announced his intentions on Twitter.

MacAulay will be running against Wayne Phelan for the Conservatives. The NDP and Green parties have not officially announced their candidates in that riding.

The next federal election is scheduled for October, 2023. However there is wide speculation that an election could be called sometime this year.

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