Proposed rules could help Conservative incumbent MPs avoid nomination challenges
Nomination battles can be divisive for parties and sometimes result in controversies that are fodder for negative news headlines. For Conservatives in western provinces like Alberta, the nominations are often more difficult than elections.
Five-term Conservative MP Tom Lukiwski says it’s an uphill battle for his party’s MPs representing rural ridings to raise $150,000 by April 2018. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright