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Bernier Takes Large Lead

Bernier takes daunting lead in CPC race


Maxime Bernier has taken a firm lead of the Conservative leadership field, now that Kevin O’Leary is out of the running.

According to the latest iPolitics CPC Leadership Tracker, powered by Mainstreet Research, Bernier is the first choice of 31.18 per cent Conservative party members.

Mainstreet reached 1,004 Conservative Party of Canada members from April 29 to 30 and found, with a margin of error of +/- 3.09 per cent, 19 times out of 20, that Bernier is members’ first choice, followed by Andrew Scheer at 22 per cent.