PC CANDIDATE DAVE SMITH CONGRATULATES NEW LEADER DOUG FORD 3/12/2018 5:15:09 AM
Doug Ford is the new leader of Ontario's Progressive Conservatives.
The announcement finally came late Sunday after a lengthy delay with party officials reviewing the results of the vote.
Ford becomes the leader of Ontario's official opposition heading into the June 7th election.
He defeated Christine Elliott, Caroline Mulroney and Tanya Granic Allen.
Peterborough-Kawartha PC Candidate Dave Smith says he respected the process to finally determine a winner.
Locally, while Smith runs for the PC's, incumbent Jeff Leal is seeking re-election for the Liberals, representing the New Democrats is Sean Conway and Gianne Broughton is going for the Green Party.