Doug Ford has won the race to lead Ontario's Conservatives - 2018-03-10
"I will get our party back on track," he said. "We will put a platform forward that will speak to every Ontarian."
"Tonight we took the first step in defeating Kathleen Wynne," Ford told media and supporters, with his family by his side.
Ford's win was first reported by CBC News , citing party sources in the afternoon, but was not officially announced until about 10 p.m. on Saturday. The announcement came at the end of a tumultuous day, with Ford winning based on riding points and Elliott, who was seen as the frontrunner, taking the popular vote.