Conservative MPs need to raise $15,000 by year’s end to fend off nomination challenges, says party
'The party has looked at this and seems to have come up with a reasonable approach,' says Conservative MP Bruce Stanton.
Outgoing Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, pictured earlier this year, addresses reporters while flanked by members of his caucus. All Conservative MPs elected in the 2019 election will be protected from a nomination challenge so long as they are able to raise $15,000 by the end of the year. The rules also allow for some flexibility, depending on the timing of the election. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade