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.
Theresa May
Andrea Leadsom
Michael Gove
Stephen Crabb
Liam Fox
Boris Johnson
70% Authority
71% Right
68% Authority
95% Right
51% Authority
61% Right
84% Authority
91% Right
55% Liberty
77% Right
479 Supported
238 Supported
0 Supported
100 Supported
19 Supported
723 Supported
Support from Crowdpac users
Anne Smith:

We will get Britain back to somewhat normal will take time, stop lmagration she will do her best

jen botham:

She is the best and strongest leader this country has had for more than a decade


The other candidate is a complete liability.

Pete Plown:

she is the closest match

John Best:

It was a pity that the "Stop Theresa May" candidate didn't give us a chance to actually stop Theresa May. May seems to be doing OK on Brexit (althoug…

Martin Campbell:

She should have been PM!

No messages of support




Because I like smoking crack, eating gone off pork scratchings, fisting myself on a Saturday, and generally being a tyke about town, and of course tug…

Graham Bell:

I believe he has the ideas and proposals which relate to the majority of the country and I look forward to him rejoining the cabinet where he will pr…

Ian Roberts:

What all Conservatives should be like.

Lorna Porter:

Liam has fought for his beliefs during the EU referendum. He is now entrusted with the responsibility of putting those beliefs into action. As the qui…

Aaron Lewis:

His views on the European Union are spot on!


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Heather Barbara Savage:

He is a man with integrity, honour, and common sense. Despite having been born into privilege, Boris has the common touch and has everyone's best inte…


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Map of Candidates’ Positions

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