Cornwall, ON – The membership of the Conservative Party of Canada elected its new leader last night. Member of Parliament for Durham, Erin O’Toole scored a resounding endorsement from the members from coast to coast to coast. Mr. O’Toole wasted no time in demonstrating his hard work-ethic with a simple message this morning stating “Thankful for the victory and humbled with the work ahead. Let’s get going!”
MP Duncan was an important part of MP O’Toole’s team, and the results locally here in Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry reflected that with MP O’Toole pulling in 65.9 of the 100 points allocated equally to all riding.
“Erin O’Toole and the whole team ran a great campaign,” said Duncan. “Erin’s victory speech last night was fantastic. It was a unifying message that shows he can bring everyone in the Conservative Party together and that we can reach new voters with a smart, modern approach in Ottawa. I can’t wait to get started on this new chapter with Erin as our leader!”
The Conservative Party of Canada set a record for memberships in a leadership race with 269,469 members also meaning it’s the largest membership eligible to vote in a leadership in Canadian history. The Conservative leadership contest was conducted via mail-in ballots from the membership.