Horwath wins 77 in leadership review at NDP convention

About a thousand new democrats from across Ontario voted and an overwhelming majority decided that Andrea Horwath will remain party leader.There had been some question if she would stay on following the party’s showing in the election this past June.Horwath won 77% of the vote at the party’s convention in Toronto on Saturday.In her last speech to the NDP delegates she acknowledged there are concerns about the party’s third place finish in the election, which cost the NDP the balance of power when the liberals won a majority.Horwath said she’s focused on moving forward.