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Parents > Canada > Liberal Party Leader
OfficeParty Leader
TypeLiberal Interim
Filing Deadline December 01, 2008 - 12:00pm
Polls Open December 10, 2008 - 09:00am
Polls Close December 10, 2008 - 10:00am
Term Start December 10, 2008 - 12:00pm
Term End May 04, 2009 - 12:00pm
ContributorCraverguy
Last ModifiedM@ May 03, 2011 11:08am
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Description On Wednesday, December 10, 2008 Mr. Ignatieff was unanimously endorsed by the Liberal parliamentary caucus to be the Interim Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada. His nomination was confirmed by the Liberal national executive committee following a quick consultation process with prominent Liberals nationwide.

Ignatieff is expected to be confirmed as permanent leader by the party membership at the Liberal Party of Canada's Biennial Convention in Vancouver in May 2009.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyLiberal Won12/02/2006
NameSt├ęphane Dion Votes2,521 (33.26%)
Term12/03/2006 - 12/10/2008 Margin437 (+5.77%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyLiberal Won05/04/2009
NameMichael Ignatieff Votes1,964 (97.08%)
Term05/04/2009 - 05/25/2011 Margin1,905 (+94.17%)
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
10/15/2008 12/10/2008
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Michael Ignatieff 5 1 --2
Leaning Call: Michael Ignatieff (100.00%)
Weighted Call: Michael Ignatieff (100.00%)

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Name MP Michael Ignatieff  
PartyLiberal  
Website [Website]  
Uncertified Votes1 (100.00%)  
Margin0 (0.00%)  
Predict Avg.0.00%  
Cash On Hand $--  
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LPC Dominic LeBlanc
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Dec 16, 2008 09:00pm Poll Ignatieff ascension to Liberal leader favourably viewed  Article Monsieur 
Dec 09, 2008 09:40am News Rae bows out, Ignatieff secures Liberal leadership  Article Monsieur 
Dec 08, 2008 10:00pm News Rae hanging in as leadership hopeful, gets backing from Kennedy  Article Monsieur 
Dec 08, 2008 12:00pm News Dion to be gone as Liberal leader this week  Article Monsieur 
Dec 07, 2008 09:00pm News Liberals propose plan to speed up Dion departure   Article Monsieur 
Dec 07, 2008 06:50pm News LeBlanc to drop out of Liberal leadership race, support Ignatieff  Article Monsieur 

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