Edmonton-based Jenn Prosser is Ashton’s campaign manager.
NDP MP Niki Ashton is trying for her second time to become her party's leader, having first run in the 2012 race that saw outgoing NDP leader Thomas Mulcair elected and Ms. Ashton ultimately placing seventh. If poll results this month are any indication, she'll do better this time around. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
With less than two months until NDP members begin voting to elect their new federal leader, Niki Ashton’s leadership campaign is “picking up momentum,” according to campaign manager Jenn Prosser.
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With a campaign that has been 'characterized by bickering' and personal attacks, and less about policy, turnout doesn’t appear poised to hit the same levels as the last election, says pollster Nik Nanos.