Theresa May was declared winner of the Conservative leadership contest on 11 July 2016 after Andrea Leadsom withdrew. Five candidates stood initially for the position, and Conservative MPs voted to narrow the field down to the top two candidates. Browse the candidates’ profiles below, explore their political positions and support those with whom you agree.

Declared Candidates

Support Theresa
May
70% Authority
71% Right
Conservatives
withdrew Andrea
Leadsom
68% Authority
95% Right
Conservatives
eliminated Michael
Gove
Conservatives
withdrew Stephen
Crabb
51% Authority
61% Right
Conservatives
eliminated Liam
Fox
84% Authority
91% Right
Conservatives
withdrew Boris
Johnson
55% Liberty
77% Right
Conservatives

Leaderboard

Based on endorsements made on Crowdpac.

Map of Candidates’ Positions

Here’s where the candidates stand politically, based on Crowdpac’s objective data model and social network analysis: