Accidental Deliberations: Leadership 2017 Candidate Rankings – September 10

No, there isn’t any change in this week’s rankings compare to last week’s positioning. But I’ll post nonetheless to discuss how the candidates performed in today’s debate, and how that looks to set up the balance of the campaign. 1. Jagmeet Singh (1) While some different metrics continue to point in various directions, all candidates ...

Accidental Deliberations: Leadership 2017 Candidate Rankings – September 3

The major development since last week has of course been the release of the NDP’s national membership numbers. And as would have been expected, they lead to a change at the top – though it’s worth putting their impact into perspective rather than taking every sign-up as an automatic vote. 1. Jagmeet Singh (2) While ...

Accidental Deliberations: Leadership 2017 Candidate Rankings – August 27

We’ll have to wait until next week to learn about the final membership count for the federal NDP’s leadership campaign. But today’s Montreal debate and other developments result in one shift in the rankings – while an opportunity for another one has been lost for now. 1. Charlie Angus (1) While the other three candidates ...

Accidental Deliberations: Leadership 2017 Candidate Rankings – August 13

As I noted here, there have been a number of key developments in the NDP’s leadership campaign since last week’s rankings. And two in particular have changed my impression as to the relative likelihood of success for the top two candidates, I’ll assemble a new set of rankings for this week – while noting that ...

Accidental Deliberations: Leadership 2017 Candidate Rankings – August 6

I’ve thus far held off on doing candidate rankings for the federal NDP leadership campaign – and may not end up updating them weekly as I have in past campaigns. But for now, let’s put together a first set – as always, intended to reflect my impressions as to the relative likelihood of each candidate ...