Leadership hopeful Brad Trost, sitting at one end of the stage, views the action on a projection screen at a Conservative candidates' debate in Halifax on Feb. 4, 2017. (Photo: Andrew Vaughan/The Canadian Press)
'We just want to know what their evidence is'Ben-Ami says they told the party as much on Monday but have yet to hear back. Conservative party spokesman Cory Hann says the matter is in the hands of the committee that organized the race. Ben-Ami says they'd like to know why the party believes the list came from the Trost camp, noting it was party officials themselves who put it together. "We're not asking them for proof in a confrontational way, we just want to know what their evidence is," he said. One hint could be in the names - the party "salted" each list of members given to the campaigns with fake information so they could trace any problems after the fact. Nearly 260,000 people are members of the party, and around half cast ballots in the leadership contest which concluded last month with the election of Andrew Scheer.
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