News Tories to pick federal representative for Nipissing-Timiskaming riding tonight SHARE ON: Rocco Frangione, staff Monday, Jun. 17th, 2019 Nipissing-Timiskaming will have it federal Tory candidate after tonight. (Stock photo) We’ll know after tonight who Conservatives in Nipissing- Timiskaming want as their representative in the October 25th federal election. Councillors from two communities are vying for the nomination. Jordy Carr, a councillor from Callander, was the first candidate to declare her intentions to seek the nomination. Several weeks later, Mark King, a North Bay city councillor and chair of the Nipissing DSSAB also made his intentions public. The nomination meeting is this evening at the Davedi Club. Voting will take place from 7:30pm to 9:00pm after both candidates make their opening statements. The riding association is expecting a few hundred card-carrying Tories to attend. The winner would face incumbent Liberal MP Anthony Rota in the General Election.