BROCKVILLE – The city’s mayor has his eye set again on higher office.
David Henderson, a three-term mayor of Brockville, announced Thursday during a gathering at the Union Jack Pub, he is seeking the Liberal nomination in Leeds-Grenville.
The 53-year-old brands himself as being in the center of the political spectrum – fiscally conservative but socially progressive.
Henderson has run before for provincial office, running for the Progressive Conservative nomination in 2010 but lost to now-MPP Steve Clark.
The Leeds-Grenville Liberal riding association will hold its nomination meeting next Thursday (March 15).
If he’s the Liberal candidate, Henderson plans to take a leave of absence about a month before the election.
Voters goes to the polls June 7 in the Ontario election.