NDP leader Jagmeet Singh handily won over party delegates gathered in Ottawa on the weekend, more than 90 per cent of whom voted against holding a new leadership race Saturday night.

Singh won the party leadership race in October.

Alex Tétreault took photos throughout the weekend convention, which ends Sunday.

NDP delegates at the Shaw Conference Centre in Ottawa on Feb. 17, 2018. Approximately 2,000 delegates were registered to attend the NDP's 2018 convention. Photo by Alex Tétreault

NDP delegates at the Shaw Conference Centre in Ottawa on Saturday. Approximately 2,000 delegates were registered to attend the weekend meetings.

NDP delegates vote during their national convention in Ottawa on Feb. 17, 2018. Photo by Alex Tétreault

NDP delegates vote on a resolution Saturday.

Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath heads to a press conference at the Shaw Conference Centre in Ottawa on Feb. 17, 2018 during the NDP's convention. Photo by Alex Tétreault

Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath heading to meet reporters on Saturday.

Former NDP leader Ed Broadbent and former NDP MP Olivia Chow address delegates at the Shaw Conference Centre on Feb. 17, 2018. Photo by Alex Tétreault

Former NDP leader Ed Broadbent and former MP Olivia Chow address delegates before Jagmeet Singh takes the stage on Saturday.

As the crowd applauds, Jagmeet Singh does a little dance after finishing his leader's speech.

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh, accompanied by his fiance Gurkiran Kaur, greet delegates at the NDP's national convention in Ottawa on Feb. 17, 2018. Photo by Alex Tétreault

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh gives a young boy a high-five as he and his fiancée Gurkiran Kaur walk through the crowd following his leader's speech.

Some party delegates staged a protest around the motion regarding the Palestinian question, claiming that it is watered down and that the party has been throwing up roadblocks to avoid discussing the question further, leading to a tense debate and vote on the motion at the end of the day.

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