(Updated 3:30 a.m., Jan. 15)
of local Liberals support Pupatello in bid for party leadership
By Fred Sherwin
Liberal leadership candidate Sandra Pupatello can count
on nine delegates from Ottawa-Orléans at the upcoming
leadership convention after local Liberals held their
riding delegate selection meeting over the weekend.
to the unofficial results, Pupatello received 91 of the
157 ballots cast. Harinder Takhar and Gerard Kennedy received
28 and 27 votes respectively, giving them three delegates
each, and Kathleen Wynne got five votes which was good
enough to pick up one delegate.
selected delegates will travel to Toronto on Jan. 25 to
take part in the leadership convention which will select
the next premier of Ontario.
to province-wide results, Pupatello has 504 delgates heading
into the convention. Wynne has 463 delegates, while Kennedy
is a distant third with 257 delegates selected. Takhar
has 244 delegates, Mississauga South MPP Charles Sousa
has 198 delegates, and Toronto area MPP Eric Hoskins has
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