In a poll where a section of Conservative Party members voted, Kemi Badenoch, the former UK equalities minister was leading and former chancellor to the exchequer Rishi Sunak was pushed to fourth position. …
That section of the party have pushed for Badenoch and Truss — both of whom are seen as anti-woke and right-wing, and are perceived as those who would protect the core Conservative party values.
The final decision will be taken by Conservative party members once the contenders have been whittled down to the final two.
The Party loves her, even if the politicians don’t yet.