Tory defector Eve Adams fights for Liberal nomination today

Former Conservative MP is up against lawyer Marco Mendicino in Eglinton-Lawrence

Chris Wattie/Reuters

Chris Wattie/Reuters

TORONTO — Liberals in a Toronto riding decide today whether former Conservative MP Eve Adams will represent them in the coming federal election.

Adams is up against lawyer Marco Mendicino in Eglinton-Lawrence.

The riding is currently held by Tory Finance Minister Joe Oliver.

The decision by Justin Trudeau to personally welcome Adams to his party in February has angered some Liberals.

Adams left the Conservatives amid allegations of dirty tricks related to a Tory nomination battle last year.

Her fiance Dimitri Soudas was a spokesman for Prime Minister Stephen Harper for years.

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