Three former NDP leadership contenders all spent more than they raised: Elections Canada documents

The three NDP leadership candidates who made the deadline on Monday to file financial reports with Elections Canada for their campaigns to the party’s March 24 leadership election all spent more than they raised or borrowed for the race, the reports show.

NDP leader Tom Mulcair and NDP MPs pictured last March in Toronto at the NDP leadership convention where Mr. Mulcair won the leadership on the fourth and final ballot with 57.2 per cent of the vote. Mr. Topp won 42.8 per cent of the vote. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Tim Naumetz

PUBLISHED :Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012 4:00 PM

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