Instant analysis from the Liberal leadership showcase

John Geddes, Nick Taylor-Vaisey and Aaron Wherry’s formerly live reports from the convention floor

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This afternoon, Liberal supporters filled a hall in the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The six people who hope to win the party’s leadership made their final appeals to party faithful in a series of 30-minute showcases. Maclean’s has everything you need to know about what comes next for the party that hopes to rebuild its former glory.

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During today’s showcase, Geddes and Nick Taylor-Vaisey liveblog each candidate’s final appeal. Soon, Aaron Wherry will sketch the scene in the convention centre.

The liveblog started at 1 p.m., and ran until the end of the showcase. Below, check out the delicate mix of snark and serious analysis.

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