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NDP leadership race: Julian takes early lead in caucus endorsements, but many MPs holding out, staying neutral

By Samantha Wright Allen      

'There’s a lot of people undecided; there’s no obvious candidate standing out,' says Steve Moran, a former deputy chief of staff to the leader.

B.C. MP Peter Julian has six caucus endorsements, the most of the five contenders, though the race for NDP leader is still wide open, say insiders. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
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As NDP leadership contenders begin rolling out their roster of supporters, Peter Julian has emerged with an early lead, with six caucus endorsements, but insiders say it’s still too early to parse frontrunners from the pack. With the leadership voting process set to start Sept. 18, and with at least five debates under their belt, the last few weeks have seen candidates outline their differences, giving clearer options for partisans trying to decide how to vote. The pace has

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