Hon. Brian Mulroney
DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH: 1939.03.20 - Baie-Comeau, Quebec, Canada.
OCCUPATION: Lawyer, Steel Corporation Executive.
POLITICAL PARTY: Progressive Conservative (PC)
MINISTER OF CANADA:
Leader of the Official Opposition (1983.08.29 - 1984.09.16).
Candidate for Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada, June 1983. First ballot: 2nd place (out of 8 candidates) with 874 votes - 29.2%. Second ballot: 2nd place with 1,021 votes (34.5%). Third ballot: 2nd place with 1,036 votes (35.1%). Fourth ballot: Mulroney was elected Leader over Joe Clark by a vote of 1,584 (54.5%) to 1,325 (45.5%).
Candidate for Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada, February 1976. First ballot: 2nd place (out of 11 candidates) with 357 votes - 15.1%. Second ballot: 3rd place with 419 votes (18.0%). Third ballot: 2nd place with 369 votes (15.8%). Mulroney was eliminated after the third ballot and released his delegates without endorsing either of the two remaining candidates. Joe Clark won on the fourth ballot.
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