But as the nine candidates take their places on stage, it's got to be a source of comfort for Liberals that some of the pitfalls of their last two races aren't about to be repeated .
No matter how many people say this is Justin Trudeau's race to lose, at least he's running against a full field, and not against just one other marginal candidate, as Paul Martin did in 2003, winning almost 94 per cent of the vote, against Sheila Copps' six per cent.
Liberal leadership debate set to showcase candidates - Politics - CBC News
Who is looking for Justin(Shiny Pony)Trudeau to win this first round tomorrow???????