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Conservative caucus support for leadership contenders

By Kristen Shane      

Erin O'Toole has the most caucus endorsements, from 31 MPs, and four Senators.

Bob Zimmer, centre, has endorsed Andrew Scheer in the Conservative leadership race. Mr. Scheer has the second-most caucus endorsements, after Erin O'Toole. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright


Name Constituency Support for leader
Ziad Aboultaif Edmonton Manning, Alta. Andrew Scheer
Dan Albas Central Okanagan- Similkameen-Nicola, B.C. Maxime Bernier
Harold Albrecht Kitchener-Conestoga, Ont. Erin O’Toole
Dean Allison Niagara West, Ont. Lisa Raitt
Rona Ambrose Sturgeon River-Parkland, Alta. Neutral (interim leader)
David Anderson Cypress Hill-Grasslands, Sask. Andrew Scheer
Mel Arnold North Okanagan-Shuswap, B.C. Erin O’Toole
John Barlow Foothills, Alta. Andrew Scheer
Bob Benzen Calgary Heritage, Alta. Erin O’Toole
Candice Bergen Portage-Lisgar, Man. Neutral (House leader)
Maxime Bernier Beauce, Que. Himself
Luc Berthold Mégantic-L’Érable, Que. Andrew Scheer
James Bezan Selkirk-Interlake-Eastman, Man. Erin O’Toole
Steven Blaney Bellechasse-Les Etchemins-Lévis, Que. Himself
Kelly Block Carlton Trail-Eagle Creek, Sask. Andrew Scheer
Sylvie Boucher Beauport-Côte-de-Beaupré-Île d’Orléans-Charlevoix, Que. Andrew Scheer
John Brassard Barrie-Innisfil, Ont. Erin O’Toole
Gordon Brown Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, Ont. Neutral (chief opposition whip)
Blaine Calkins Red Deer-Lacombe, Alta. Erin O’Toole
Colin Carrie Oshawa, Ont. Erin O’Toole
Michael Chong Wellington-Halton Hills, Ont. Himself
Alupa Clarke Beauport-Limoilou, Que. Maxime Bernier
Tony Clement Parry Sound-Muskoka, Ont. Maxime Bernier
Michael Cooper St. Albert-Edmonton, Alta. Erin O’Toole
Gérard Deltell Louis-Saint-Laurent, Que. Erin O’Toole
Kerry Diotte Edmonton Griesbach, Alta. Erin O’Toole
Todd Doherty Cariboo-Prince George, B.C. Erin O’Toole
Earl Dreeshen Red Deer-Mountain View, Alta.
Jim Eglinski Yellowhead, Alta. Erin O’Toole
Ted Falk Provencher, Man. Andrew Scheer
Ed Fast Abbotsford, B.C. Erin O’Toole
Diane Finley Haldimand-Norfolk, Ont. Neutral (Leadership Election Organization Committee member)
Cheryl Gallant Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, Ont.
Bernard Généreux Montmagny-L’Islet-Kamouraska-Rivière-du-Loup, Que. Neutral (Quebec caucus chair)
Garnett Genuis Sherwood Park-Fort Saskatchewan, Alta. Andrew Scheer
Marilyn Gladu Sarnia-Lambton, Ont. Andrew Scheer
Joël Godin Portneuf-Jacques Cartier, Que. Erin O’Toole
Jacques Gourde Lévis-Lotbinière, Que. Maxime Bernier
Rachael Harder Lethbridge, Alta. Erin O’Toole
Randy Hoback Prince Albert, Sask. Erin O’Toole
Matt Jeneroux Edmonton Riverbend, Alta. Andrew Scheer
Pat Kelly Calgary Rocky Ridge, Alta. Erin O’Toole
Peter Kent Thornhill, Ont. Michael Chong
Robert Kitchen Souris-Moose Mountain, Sask. Erin O’Toole
Tom Kmiec Calgary Shepard, Alta. Maxime Bernier
Stephanie Kusie Calgary Midnapore, Alta.
Mike Lake Edmonton-Wetaskiwin, Alta.
Guy Lauzon Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry, Ont.
Denis Lebel Lac-Saint-Jean, Que. Neutral (deputy leader)
Kellie Leitch Simcoe-Grey, Ont. Herself
Ron Liepert Calgary Signal Hill, Alta. Erin O’Toole
Ben Lobb Huron-Bruce, Ont. Kellie Leitch
Tom Lukiwski Moose Jaw-Lake Centre-Lanigan, Sask. Andrew Scheer
Dave MacKenzie Oxford, Ont. Neutral (deputy opposition whip)
Larry Maguire Brandon-Souris, Man. Erin O’Toole
Kelly McCauley Edmonton West, Alta. Erin O’Toole
Phil McColeman Brantford-Brant, Ont. Lisa Raitt
Cathy McLeod Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo, B.C. Erin O’Toole
Larry Miller Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound, Ont.
Glen Motz Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner, Alta. Erin O’Toole
John Nater Perth-Wellington, Ont.
Rob Nicholson Niagara Falls, Ont.
Alexander Nuttall Barrie-Springwater-Oro Medonte, Ont. Maxime Bernier
Deepak Obhrai Calgary Forest Lawn, Alta. Himself
Erin O’Toole Durham, Ont. Himself
Pierre Paul-Hus Charlesbourg-Haute-Saint-Charles, Que. Andrew Scheer
Pierre Poilievre Carleton, Ont.
Lisa Raitt Milton, Ont. Herself
Alain Rayes Richmond-Arthabaska, Que. Andrew Scheer
Scott Reid Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston, Ont. Andrew Scheer
Michelle Rempel Calgary Nose Hill, Alta.
Blake Richards Banff-Airdrie, Alta. Erin O’Toole
Gerry Ritz Battlefords-Lloydminster, Sask. Andrew Scheer
Bob Saroya Markham-Unionville, Ont. Andrew Scheer
Andrew Scheer Regina-Qu’Appelle, Sask. Himself
Jamie Schmale Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock, Ont. Erin O’Toole
Martin Shields Bow River, Alta. Erin O’Toole
Bev Shipley Lambton-Kent-Middlesex, Ont. Erin O’Toole
Robert Sopuck Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa, Man. Erin O’Toole
Kevin Sorenson Battle River-Crowfoot, Alta. Andrew Scheer
Bruce Stanton Simcoe North, Ont. Lisa Raitt
Mark Strahl Chilliwack-Hope, B.C. Andrew Scheer
Shannon Stubbs Lakeland, Alta. Andrew Scheer
David Sweet Flamborough-Glanbrook, Ont.
David Tilson Dufferin-Caledon, Ont. Michael Chong
Brad Trost Saskatoon-University, Sask. Himself
Dave Van Kesteren Chatham-Kent-Leamington, Ont. Neutral (Ontario caucus chair)
Peter Van Loan York-Simcoe, Ont. Kellie Leitch
Karen Vecchio Elgin-Middlesex-London, Ont. Erin O’Toole
Arnold Viersen Peace River-Westlock, Alta. Andrew Scheer
Cathay Wagantall Yorkton-Melville, Sask. Andrew Scheer
Mark Warawa Langley-Aldergrove, B.C. Andrew Scheer
Chris Warkentin Grande Prairie-Mackenzie, Alta. Andrew Scheer (though officially neutral re: deputy opposition House leader)
Dianne Watts South Surrey-White Rock, B.C. Erin O’Toole
Kevin Waugh Saskatoon-Grasswood, Sask. Erin O’Toole
Len Webber Calgary Confederation, Alta. Maxime Bernier
Alice Wong Richmond Centre, B.C.
David Yurdiga Fort McMurray-Cold Lake, Alta. Kellie Leitch
Bob Zimmer Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies, B.C. Andrew Scheer

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