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New Democrat donor support plunges by more than $6-million in fourth quarter

By Tim Naumetz      

From a record quarterly high of $9-million in donations in the month months leading up to the long campaign and its first two months, the party took in only $2.7-million in individual contributions during the last three months of the year.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, former Conservative Party leader Stephen Harper and NDP Leader Tom Mulcair. The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright and Andrew Meade

Donations to the NDP plunged like a rock during the last three weeks of the federal election campaign and on through the final two months of 2015, Elections Canada reports show. From a record quarterly high of $9-million in donations in the months leading up to the long campaign and its first two months, the party took in only $2.7-million in individual contributions during the last three months of the year, the reports posted Tuesday reveal. Conservative Party

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