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2nd round of voting Thursday for new Ontario PC leader

Last Updated May 4, 2015 at 11:29 am EDT

Christine Elliott, widow of former federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, announces her intention to run for the Ontario PC leadership during a press conference in Toronto on Wednesday, June 25, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese
Summary

The race is between Whitby MPP Christine Elliott and Barrie MP Patrick Brown.


The winner will be announced at a event in Toronto on Saturday.


A second day of voting is set for Thursday in the campaign to be the new leader of the Ontario PC Party.

Voting started on Sunday, with more than 76,000 PC members able to cast ballots.

The winner will be announced at a event in Toronto on Saturday.

The race is between Whitby MPP Christine Elliott and Barrie MP Patrick Brown.

PC members are voting in each of the province’s 107 ridings, but the results will be weighted to give each riding 100 points — so neither candidate can win by stacking all their support in only a handful of heavily-populated ridings.

The party is looking to reinvigorate itself after a defeat in last year’s provincial election.