04/05/2013 10:57 EDT | Updated 06/05/2013 05:12 EDT

Newfoundland and Labrador Liberals announce call for leadership candidates

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - The Newfoundland and Labrador Liberals have opened their leadership nomination process.

The party says it will accept nominations until July 5 and a leader will be chosen during a convention from Nov. 15 to 17 in St. John's.

Dwight Ball is the party's interim leader.

The Liberals serve as the province's Official Opposition, with six seats in the 48-seat legislature.