Conservative leadership candidates expected to challenge eligibility of ‘thousands and thousands and thousands’ of rivals’ party memberships
Conservative Party president Rob Batherson denies claims that the party is six to eight weeks behind in processing memberships, and says the leadership election will happen on time and the date won't be extended.
The waiting game: The leadership campaigns of Pierre Poilievre, clockwise from top left, Leslyn Lewis, Jean Charest, Scott Aitchison, Patrick Brown, and Roman Baber are eagerly awaiting for the membership lists. Some are speculating that rival candidates will challenge memberships of thousands of each other's supporters. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade, Sam Garcia, and handouts