Cullen out of NDP race after third ballot

  • Mar. 24, 2012 7:00 a.m.

Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen won’t be the next leader of the NDP, but he did make it to the third ballot at today’s leadership convention in Toronto. Mr. Cullen finished the first ballot with 16 percent of the vote, gained 20 percent of the vote on the second ballot, and 24 percent on the third ballot. About 63,000 NDP members across Canada voted for the new leader, most of them casting a ballot over the internet.