A Good Political Leader Knows When To Step Down - Adrian Dix Leaving Leadership Of BC New Democrats ...
B.C. NDP Leader Adrian Dix has announced his resignation as party leader today in Vancouver, following the party's surprising defeat by the Liberals in the May provincial election.
Dix said he accepted responsibility for the election loss and felt it was in the best interests of the party for a new leader to take over.
“Since our defeat in the election on May 14, I have reflected both on my future as leader of the B.C. NDP and on the future of our party.
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“It has become clear to me that the best interests of our party mean that I need to step aside for a new leader, who can lead us to victory in 2017."