Libertarian Party candidate Christina Yahn drops out of election race.

Kootenay-Columbia candidate drops out of election race

The Libertarian Party candidate drops out of the election race. The federal election is on Oct. 19.

Christina Yahn, the candidate from Nelson running as a candidate for the Libertarian Party for Kootenay-Columbia, has dropped out of the race.

In an email to Black Press editors, Yahn, cited “personal reasons” for withdrawing her name from the running.

“Due to personal reasons, I regret to announce my resignation as a candidate for the 2015 election,” he said. “I wish the best to fellow candidates and I look forward to future political endeavours when I am able to participate.”

The candidates still in the mix for the Kootenay-Columbia district are Bill Green (Green Party), Don Johnston (Liberal Party), Wayne Stetski (NDP) and David Wilks (Conservative, incumbent MP).

The 42nd Canadian federal election will take place on Oct. 19.