Star candidates

When sure-thing candidates aren’t such a sure thing

Hillary Clinton is just the latest star candidate to come short of expectations. In Canada, we’ve had our own examples, such as Paul Martin, Jim Prentice, and Olivia Chow.

Clockwise from the left, Hillary Clinton, Paul Martin, Jim Prentice, and Olivia Chow are examples of people who have entered election races as favourites but ended up losing. The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright


PUBLISHED : Monday, Nov. 21, 2016 12:00 AM

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