Mapping the Campaign: Conservative Leadership

Mapping the Campaign: Conservative Leadership

November 9, 2016 2:33pm ET

As Conservative leadership candidates debate for the first time in Saskatoon later today, here’s a visual look at how the party arrived at this moment.

2004 Leadership Vote: How Stephen Harper Won

Former prime minister Stephen Harper became the Conservative Party of Canada’s first leader with a one-ballot victory over Belinda Stronach and Tony Clement.

Harper had strong support in western Canada and better-than-expected results in Quebec and southern Ontario:

Here’s how the leadership convention unfolded on March 20, 2004:

Here are the current registered candidates for the leadership, by location:

-Andrew Thomson