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Parents > Canada > Ontario > NDP Leader
OfficeParty Leader
TypeNew Democratic Convention
Filing Deadline 00, 2009 - 12:00am Central
Polls Open March 07, 2009 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close March 07, 2009 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start March 08, 2009 - 12:00pm
Term End January 01, 2025 - 12:00pm
ContributorM@
Last ModifiedM@ January 09, 2019 05:15pm
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Description Leadership Convention
March 6-8, 2009 (leadership voting held on March 7)
Hamilton Convention Centre, Hamilton, Ontario

Advance voting was available via mail or internet by preferential ballot. "Real time" voting occurred on March 7, 2009. Those voting on March 7 voted for one candidate only per balloting round.

Votes of regular party members were weighted at 75% while votes from party affiliates (mostly labour unions) were weighted at 25%.

First ballot:
Andrea Horwath - 4,625.29 weighted votes (37.1%)
Peter Tabuns - 3,437.93 (27.6%)
Gilles Bisson - 2,954.23 (23.7%)
Michael Prue - 1,438.44 (11.5%)

Prue dropped off the ballot and endorsed Bisson.

Second ballot:
Andrea Horwath - 5,259.06 (43.6%)
Peter Tabuns - 3,819.82 (31.7%)
Gilles Bisson - 2,988.12 (24.8%)

Bisson dropped off the ballot and endorsed Horwath.

Third ballot:
Andrea Horwath - 6732.34 (60.4%)
Peter Tabuns - 4420.66 (39.6%)

Andrea Horwath elected Leader of the New Democratic Party of Ontario.

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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyNew Democratic Won06/22/1996
NameHoward Hampton Votes971 (39.18%)
Term06/22/1996 - 03/07/2009 Margin178 (+7.18%)
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
12/23/2008 03/07/2009
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Andrea Horwath 2 ------
Michael Prue 1 ------
Leaning Call: Andrea Horwath (66.67%)
Weighted Call: Michael Prue (96.71%)

CANDIDATES
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Name MPP Andrea Horwath MPP Peter Tabuns MPP Gilles Bisson MPP Michael Prue  
PartyNew Democratic New Democratic New Democratic New Democratic  
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Certified Votes6,732 (43.22%) 4,420 (28.37%) 2,988 (19.18%) 1,438 (9.23%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -2,312 (-14.84%) -3,744 (-24.03%) -5,294 (-33.98%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website] [Website]  
Entry Date 07/15/2008 10/26/2008 07/14/2008 07/18/2008  
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Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Mar 08, 2009 07:00pm News Hamilton's Horwath takes NDP reins  Article Monsieur 
Feb 22, 2009 03:25pm Editorial Picking a leader for Ontario NDP  Article Monsieur 
Feb 07, 2009 11:00am Endorsement Kormos backs Horwath for NDP leader  Article Monsieur 
Oct 26, 2008 03:00pm Announcement Tabuns officially launches bid for NDP leadership  Article Monsieur 
Jun 14, 2008 01:00pm Announcement Hampton won't seek re-election as NDP leader  Article M@ 

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