The Finance Minister Clyde Caruana will contest the eighth electoral district on the Labour Get together tickets within the subsequent basic election.
Caruana was elected by way of a parliamentary co-option following former chief Joseph Muscat’s resignation, after a brief stint as Prime Minister Robert Abela’s chief of employees.
Newspaper Illum reported that Caruana can be contesting the eighth and second district.
The eighth electoral district consists of the next localities: Birkirkara, Ħal Balzan, l-Iklin and Ħal Lija.
Within the 2017 basic election, former MPs Chris Cardona and Edward Scicluna had acquired a complete of 6,700 first rely votes from the eighth district.
Former Economic system Minister Chris Cardona had acquired 3,218 first rely votes, whereas former Finance Minister and present Central Financial institution governor Edward Scicluna acquired 3,577 first rely votes.
Present Tourism Minister Edward Zammit Lewis had managed to get 2,783 votes, and was elected to parliament following an off-the-cuff election, after Scicluna vacated his seat and retained his seventh district parliamentary seat.
In 2017, 25,982 individuals throughout the eighth electoral district had been eligible to vote in the course of the basic election.