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This article was published 18/9/2013 (2951 days ago), so information in it may no longer be current.
There is only one word to describe the Conservative party nomination process in Brandon-Souris.
Harper did the same thing in Dauphin-Swan-River-Marquette in 2010 when Bob Sopuck was appointed.
At that time, Harper defaulted other candidates who wanted to run for the nomination.
So much for democracy in Canada.