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: