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Safe Liberal, NDP seats may be in play

One might expect that a candidate who has the majority of votes, and wins the majority of ridings, in an Ontario provincial leadership election would become the party leader.

However, this was not what unfolded Saturday when Doug Ford was crowned the provincial Progressive Conservative leader.

The difference was in the number of votes assigned to the candidates. Each riding was assigned 100 votes and the votes were distributed to each candidate based on the votes cast on their behalf in the ridings.

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