The Canadian Press

2003-01-25 | NDP-Leadership

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Toronto city councilor Jack Layton stunned New Democrats with a first-ballot victory in the race to become the new leader of the federal NDP. Layton, endorsed by former party leader Ed Broadbent, won by a remarkable margin, taking more than 53 per cent of the votes on the first ballot. Layton spoke to delegates in Toronto following his January 25th win.

Date: 2003-01-25
Placeline: Toronto, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 26 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << the way in which you have welcomes me into into your communities and your struggles your issues back home in the communities of this country has been inspiring it has left me hungry to make changes with you and it has caused me to come to believe that our movement is going to grow to a point where Canadian politics will be fundamentally changed because of your work >>

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