Elizabeth May steps down as Green Party leader

"Over the last decade, Elizabeth May became one of the strongest and most widely known personalities in Canadian politics. Under her leadership, the Green Party of Canada achieved the best results in its 35-year history.

Also under May, the Greens peaked at less than seven per cent of the popular vote and three seats in a 338-member House of Commons.

This is where the challenge lies in assessing May's leadership and legacy.

By any measure, she's the most successful leader in her party's history. But that success was limited. And it's fair to ask whether she and her party should have accomplished much more, particularly in the recent general election."

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