Sky News Australia understands Treasurer Dominic Perrottet is likely to be crowned the new premier but Planning Minister Rob Stokes will also contest the leadership.
If he wins the vote he will then head to Government House where NSW Governor Margaret Beazley will swear them in as the state’s 46th Premier before holding a press conference at the state’s parliament house.
If Mr Perrottet wins, the 39-year-old father of six will become the youngest premier of NSW in history.
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On Sunday, he announced he had struck a deal to make Jobs Minister Stuart Ayres deputy Liberal leader and Environment Minister Matt Kean his treasurer.
Despite this, Planning Minister Rob Stokes announced he will stay in the race because he wanted to offer colleagues “a choice”.
“I committed to my party room, and to my colleagues, that I’d give them a choice and I will follow that through,” Mr Stokes said on Monday.
“I believe I’ve got a lot to offer in terms of vision, in terms of integrity, in terms of integrity, in terms of energy, and I am committed to giving the party room a choice.
“We have a vote tomorrow. That’s a great democratic tradition and I’m putting my name on it.”
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