On Saturday, at the party's policy convention in Montreal, delegates were asked if they would like to commence a new leadership contest: 92.3 per cent of the delegates in attendance said no.
92 per cent is an impressive number for Mulcair.
According to Rabble.ca, 98 per cent of the delegates at the NDP 2011 convention rejected the need for a leadership review for then leader Jack Layton.
The Globe and Mail notes that Stephen Harper got 84 per cent approval from delegates in his first leadership confidence vote in 2005.
Some of those voting in favour of the review might have been reacting to the recent Nanos Research poll which suggests that Justin Trudeau — who is expected to win the Liberal leadership on Sunday — has been rising in the opinion polls to the detriment of Mulcair. TheRead More »from Thomas Mulcair survives NDP confidence vote on his leadership