From Hampton to Horwath
HAMILTON — Andrea Horwath has been elected the new Leader of the Ontario New Democratic Party.
She easily prevailed Saturday night on the third ballot of a leadership convention, taking 60.4 per cent of the vote. Her challenger, Peter Tabuns, won 39.6 per cent.
Michael Prue and Gilles Bisson had earlier been eliminated.
Ms. Horwath is the first woman to lead the Ontario NDP and only the second female leader of a major party in provincial history.
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