VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – The newest Ipsos-Reid poll shows Mike Farnworth is ahead in the NDP leadership race.

Pollsters found a bunch of last minute memberships turned in by Adrian Dix actually hurt his campaign, putting a bad image in people’s minds.

Twenty-seven per cent of British Columbians say Farnworth is the New Democrat most likely to get them to vote for the party in the next election.

Only nine per cent say the same thing about Dix.