Ford named Ontario PC leader, Elliott cites 'serious irregularities' for not conceding - 2018-03-10

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F182.png Ford named Ontario PC leader, Elliott cites 'serious irregularities' for not conceding March 10, 2018, Lucas Powers, CBC News

Former Toronto city councillor Doug Ford was named the Ontario Progressive Conservative leader after a turbulent party convention on Saturday, but runner-up Christine Elliott says she won't concede and that there were "serious irregularities" in the race.

Ford narrowly eked out a win on the third ballot of preferential voting. His victory was revealed by party president Jag Badwal after a chaotic day that included members being sent home from the Markham, Ont., convention hall as officials worked to resolve an issue regarding some key ballots — a process that took more than seven hours.

Elliott, the former MPP and three-time leadership candidate who finished second in the voting, was not in the room for Ford's victory address to media.

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{{cite news | first = Lucas | last = Powers | title = Ford named Ontario PC leader, Elliott cites 'serious irregularities' for not conceding | url = https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ontario-progressive-conservatives-pcs-new-leader-election-1.4571014 | work = CBC News | date = March 10, 2018 | accessdate = May 4, 2019 }}