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Niki Ashton’s youthful NDP leadership team comes from across Canada

By Laura Ryckewaert      

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
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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. “This month I think we’re going to double what we raised in June...we’re picking up momentum every month and we’re either doubling or tripling what we’ve raised in the months before, which at this point in the game is a very good sign. And I think that really demonstrates

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