A majority of the 417,987 voters rewarded Poilievre with a first-ballot win. He racked up 22,993.42 factors — nicely above the 16,900 required to safe the victory in a system that assigns 100 factors to every of Canada’s 338 ridings.
That was adequate for 68.15 p.c of the vote. His closest rival, Jean Charest, completed second with 16 p.c of factors. Leslyn Lewis, the de facto social conservative candidate within the race, wound up third with 9.7 p.c. Roman Baber and Scott Aitchison rounded out the sphere, managing 5 and 1 p.c, respectively.
The Ottawa occasion drew a crowd of greater than 1,000 although the celebration was muted within the wake of Queen Elizabeth II’s demise on Thursday. Organizers even canceled a contract that will have showered the Shaw Centre corridor with C$8,000 price of confetti.