One thousand signed. Two thousand signatures to go.
After that, Leslyn Lewis will find herself in the federal Conservative leadership race for real.
She met the first stage Tuesday with some wind in her sails — dropping off the compulsory cheque for $25,000 to join the leadership process.
Just $275,000 more to go.
But the 49-year-old lawyer and PhD in international law is confident she will be in that race with Peter MacKay, Erin O’Toole and the others.