03/20/2012 08:53 EDT | Updated 03/23/2012 12:06 EDT

NDP Leadership: Members Tell HuffPost Who They're Supporting (VIDEO)


Over the course of the NDP leadership race, we've heard a lot from the candidates, but not so much from the party's membership.

At the convention in Toronto this weekend the power shifts from the seven hopefuls to the members.

Convention Coverage, HuffPost Style: Over the next two days, while NDP members pick their new leader in Toronto, follow HuffPost Canada as our team brings you comprehensive coverage. We'll be posting photos, behind-the-scenes video, opinion and reporting from the convention floor.

Follow us at @HuffPostCanada, on our Ottawa Bureau Chief Althia Raj's Facebook Page, on our NDP leadership site, and on our politics page and our front page. Friday, we'll be covering candidate speeches and a tribute to Jack Layton. Saturday morning, we'll be following the rounds of voting that will end with the new leader.

HuffPost spoke with 12 NDP members and asked them who they support and why. Check out their answers below.

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