The fallout

By virtue of first ballot results, Niki Ashton has been eliminated. Martin Singh has dropped out, having already identified Thomas Mulcair as his second choice. Paul Dewar has dropped out, but without directing his supporters how to vote. That leaves four for the second ballot: Mr. Mulcair, Brian Topp, Nathan Cullen and Peggy Nash.

Two of Mr. Dewar’s endorsers, Claude Gravelle and Charlie Angus, have thrown their support behind Mr. Mulcair.

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