The conservative leadership campaign took another nasty turn on Thursday, with two front runners exchanging shots for what others call unethical behavior. Did. Pierre Poirievre has put up a television ad in Toronto, attacking Patrick Brown over his actions as Mayor of Brampton. Brown accuses Poirievre of running a misleading membership sales campaign.
TV ads attacking Brown began to appear on local Toronto television, highlighting Brown's attempt to acquire a college in Brampton. A 15-second spot broadcast on CP24 and paid social media posts claims that Brown wasted more than $ 600,000 taxpayer money on a college project.
"If you can't trust him to run a city, how can you trust him to run a country?" Both ads conclude with a question.
One of the ads states that while Brampton residents are dealing with rising home prices and rising crime rates, "Brown is trying another job."
Brown is considered one of the main challengers to Poirievre, along with Jean-Chareste, in a six-man leadership race. Poilievre is considered a front runner and claims to have sold more than half of the 600,000 memberships currently registered by the Conservatives, but it's clear that he takes Brown seriously.
These offensive ads on television in major media markets aren't cheap efforts, but rather campaigns when all leadership competition is sewn together. There is none. Up.
Brown, who claims to have sold over 150,000 memberships, refutes Poilievre's tactics to increase membership sales. John Reynolds, co-chair of his national campaign, released a letter sent to the Conservatives, complaining about what he called "the misuse of email communications by the Reynolds campaign."
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The allegation tells them that the Poilievre campaign will email party members and they will not be able to vote unless they renew their membership. By telling them, they boosted their sales.
"The Pierre Poirievre campaign, which is nearing the membership deadline of June 3, 2022, will be titled" Membership Status: Incomplete ". I sent a misleading email. The email appeared to be an official communication from the party, "Reynolds wrote.
Anyone who received these emails was instructed to sign up for a new membership from the Pierre Poilievre Membership Portal. Reynolds writes that tens of thousands of people may have signed up for a second membership because of these tactics. He wants the party and the Election Commission to investigate.
On Wednesday, the Charest campaign will have a complete membership list to address duplicate members, including members who may have purchased a second membership before the ballot is mailed. Has released a letter asking you to release it now. This summer.
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