`Campbell Mania' Could Keep Canada's Tories On TopWilliam C. Symonds
Just two months ago, Canada's ruling Progressive Conservative Party appeared headed for a crushing defeat in this year's national elections, with support mired at less than 20%. But since Prime Minister Brian Mulroney's Feb. 24 announcement that he would not run again, his party has enjoyed a spectacular resurrection. Although some surveys now point to a tight race, a new Gallup Canada poll shows that if the Tories select Defense Minister Kim Campbell as their new leader, they will win a startling 50% of the vote, vs. only 29% for the opposition Liberals.
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