Andrew Scheer elected new Conservative leader

Saskatchewan MP Andrew Scheer has been elected the new leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, picking up enough down-ballot support to overcome strong early numbers by rival Maxime Bernier during a convention in Toronto.

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Kevin O’Leary drops out of Conservative leadership race, will endorse Maxime Bernier

Kevin O’Leary is dropping out of the Conservative leadership race and will endorse Maxime Bernier.

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Conservative drop-off deadline approaches — but does anyone want out?

If any of the 14 candidates running for the Conservative leadership are thinking of dropping out and keeping their name off the ballot, they will soon need to make up their minds.

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Fundraising data suggests Bernier could benefit most from ranked Conservative leadership vote

The Conservative leadership race will be decided by a preferential ballot, so the candidate with the broadest support and widest acceptability stands the best chance of winning. An analysis of fundraising data in the campaign suggests Maxime Bernier shares the most contributors with other candidates, giving him a potentially decisive edge.

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